Dragging and dropping swatches


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Dragging and dropping swatches

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to drag and drop swatches on to deselected objects in order to change their Fill or Stroke attributes. So, here's our Richer artwork.ai file so far. I have modified it since I opened it in the previous exercise and here is the goal that we are going for right here. Let's go ahead and turn off the Transparency Grid for the Goal, and so we can see that we have a lot of additional filling to go, and we are going to have to modify the Stacking Order quite a bit as well. So I'm going to go and switch back to our illustration in progress.

Make sure that your Swatches palette is up on screen. I'm going to go to the Flyout menu right here and I'm going to choose Medium Thumbnail View, just so that we have bigger thumbnails to grab. I also need to make sure that my fill is active and I can see down at the bottom of the toolbox, that it's not. So I'm going to press the X key to make the fill active and now I'm going ...

Dragging and dropping swatches
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Dragging and dropping swatches provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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Illustrator
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