Modifying and replacing symbol instances


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Modifying and replacing symbol instances

One of the great benefits of working with Symbols is that you can easily modify and update your artwork. Let's see how that's done. Now in this document, I have used some symbols to add some design elements to these gift cards. You'll notice here that I have some symbols that I have created for these flowers. But let's say I want to change the look of one of these flowers. For example, maybe for these lilies here, I don't really like the way the middle appears, and I may want to get rid of those. So, the way that I can edit a Symbol is I can simply double-click on it inside of the Symbols panel.

This brings me into Isolation mode, where everything else inside of my document right now is temporarily gone and all I am focusing on right now is just this symbol. I am going to zoom in a little bit closer here, so we could see the artwork. With my direct Selection tool, I am going to select these elements right here, and delete them. I am going to delete these circles as well, a...

Modifying and replacing symbol instances
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Modifying and replacing symbol instances 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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