Grouping and ungrouping


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Grouping and ungrouping

Now the purpose of this exercise is to take this assemblage of five rectangles, and we are going to duplicate it a few times in order to create four collections of rectangles arranged around this Tonalpohualli calendar/ god's head. I'm going to go ahead and save my progress so far as timetoflip.ai, because it will eventually be time to flip here. We are going to accomplish this feat using a combination of grouping and flipping. The purpose of grouping is to collect shapes so that their relative arrangement stays the same, their relative positioning. And so you can easily move them together and transform together, flipping is a kind of transformation, and otherwise modify them as one. So let's go ahead and select all of these rectangles, they are all stroked with blue. So let's go up to the Selection Similar Objects control, click the down pointing arrowhead, make sure stroke color is active, it is and it was, it sticks by the way, we used it last time.

So I could just g...

Grouping and ungrouping
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Grouping and ungrouping 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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