Editing symbols


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Editing symbols

While it's easy to quickly add some symbols to your document, you realize the true power of symbols when you start editing them. For example, let's take a look at this document. It's called editing_symbols, and you'll find that in Chapter 13 of your exercise files. In this case, I've used some of the surfboards as kind of bullets for these particular text items here. Maybe I want to make some more realistic type surfboards; maybe that just doesn't do it for me. I don't have to worry about creating new ones than repeating them. These are all symbol instances that have been dragged out into my document, which means that they all reference to this piece of artwork right here.

Now there are two ways to edit symbols inside of Illustrator: I can either edit them right from the Symbols panel, or I can edit them in context in my artwork. Let's explore the different ways. For now, we'll start by editing them directly from the Symbols panel. We want to edit thi...

Editing symbols
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Editing symbols 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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