Exploring the panel system


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Exploring the panel system

The final UI enhancement that was made to Illustrator CS6 applies to the Panel system. Previously, the panel systems in Adobe Illustrator lacked the ability to do things like in-line text editing or keyboard navigation. Well, in CS6, that's all been corrected. As a part of their modernization efforts for this release, Adobe has ported all of the panels in Illustrator over to a completely new system which allows for better navigation, and ease of use when you're doing things like renaming layers, actions, or even variables. Let's take a look at the Layers panel as an example.

So I have got the Layers panel undocked and out here on my Document window. As you'll notice, I have a lot of artwork inside of this document and none of it is really named in the Layers panel. I have things like Paths, and Groups and stuff like that, but none of it is easily identifiable. In previous versions of Illustrator, if I wanted to make a change to the name of a Path or a Group, I would have to...

Exploring the panel system
Video duration: 3m 43s 56m 59s Intermediate Updated Oct 04, 2012

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Exploring the panel system provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 New Features

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Design
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Illustrator
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