The Edit Original workflow


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The Edit Original workflow

One of the benefits of linking an image when you place it into Illustrator is that you can take advantage of the edit original workflow, that means being able to edit that particular image in the application that originally created it. For example if you were to place a Photoshop file into Illustrator and you now want to edit that image, you can use edit original to edit that photograph inside of Photoshop. When you return to Illustrator, it updates automatically. I'm just going to start with a blank document here. I'm going to go to the File menu, choose Place, let's go to Chapter 15 of my exercise files and let's choose one of these images here for example, this guy looks pretty cool, surf_dude_2. I'll make sure that the image is linked and now I'll place it into my document.

Now let's say I decide that I want to make some kind of change, I want to maybe apply some kind of cool effect to this particular image. Now inside of Illustrator, I can access or chan...

The Edit Original workflow
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The Edit Original workflow provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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