Locking and hiding artwork


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Locking and hiding artwork

So far in this chapter we've been talking about features that help you view your documents so that you can work more easily. We know that you can hide selection edges. We know that we can use Smart Guides to highlight certain objects. We know that we can even define custom views. Well, there is another important setting inside of Illustrator, which is your ability to lock objects or even hide them completely from view. I'll go to my Artboards panel and I'm going to double-click on the Branding artboard to have that one focused on my screen. Now, say we are working with this artwork. I can click on these elements to move them around, but maybe I want to deal with focusing on just the hansel & petal text.

I want to move that around my screen, but I don't want to accidentally move any of the flowers. I really like where the flowers are right now. And I don't want to accidentally select one of them and move them and lose all that synergy that's going on. So, here is o...

Locking and hiding artwork
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Locking and hiding artwork provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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