Exploring panels


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Exploring panels

Before we start drawing inside of Illustrator, we first have to learn about Illustrator's user interface. It's kind of like when you buy a car you first learn about what all the knobs and all the switches do, then you can start driving. Now Illustrator CS4 and in fact all the CS4 applications in Adobe Creative Suite have a brand new user interface. As you can see the colors are mainly muted tones of gray and that's mainly to allow you to focus on the artwork on your page and not be distracted by other things that appear on the side. I have just started by just creating a brand new print document, then clicking OK with whatever those settings are that we last used.

We will start on the left side of the screen here where we have what we call the tools panel. At the top of the tools panel is a dark gray bar with a double white arrow. By clicking once on that bar, I can now change the Tool panel to configure into two rows instead of one long row. Click again, reduces it back to ...

Exploring panels
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Exploring panels 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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