Locking artwork in Illustrator


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Locking artwork in Illustrator

Hi there. Welcome back to Creative Quick Tips. My name is Justin Seeley. And in this video, I'm going to be talking about a shortcut that I use all the time inside of Adobe Illustrator and it wasn't until recently that I realized, not many people know about it. And it's something that I really take for granted because it's something that makes my life so much easier. First of all, let's go through a scenario. So let's say that we're working on this slide. This is a slide for a recent presentation that I was doing. And, as you can see, it's got a lot of different objects on the slide. And what I want to do is, I want to be able to quickly and easily edit all of these small details in the middle.

And so, what I might do is try to click and drag a selection around those objects to make a change to them. Unfortunately, when I try to click and drag, I wind up moving my background layer, and that really frustrates me, because then I have to reset it, and then I have to go in her...

Locking artwork in Illustrator
Video duration: 2m 5s 7h 1m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 09, 2015

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Locking artwork in Illustrator provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Creative Quick Tips

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Design Web
Software:
Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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