Enhanced Smart Guides


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Enhanced Smart Guides

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to use the Smart Guides function in order to align one circle with respect to another. So we are drawing a series of circles. As you may recall, we are drawing them inside of the Circles.ai file found inside the 05_geometric_ shapes folder. I still have the Ellipse tool selected and we are going to draw this fourth shape, the next concentric circle outward here. Now I was telling you in the previous exercise about that great trick where you can draw from arc to opposite arc with the Ellipse tool by pressing and holding the Ctrl key or the Command key on the Mac. But I want to make it clear; you don't press the Ctrl key or the Command key before you start dragging. Very few of these drawing operations that I'm sharing with you that involve keys require you to press the key before you begin dragging. So it's not really a Ctrl+Drag.

It's a press Ctrl while you are dragging. You press the key after you begin the drag and you hol...

Enhanced Smart Guides
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Enhanced Smart Guides 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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