Navigating within a document


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Navigating within a document

Almost as important as drawing inside of Illustrator is getting around inside of Illustrator. Now navigating within your document could be done one in several ways but the main tools that you'll use are these down here: the Hand Grabber tool or the Hand tool and the Zoom tool. Now the thing though is that it doesn't really ever pay to use the tools themselves because we'll learn that there are keyboard shortcuts that allow us to access those tools very easily in any situation. For example, right now I have the Selection tool selected and if I decide that I wanted to go ahead and zoom in on the word Hawaii right here, I could simply go to the View menu and choose Zoom In. But then I have to do that several times if I wanted to get really close to that and well, that's not really intuitive.

So I'm going to use the keyboard shortcut actually to go back, Command+? or Ctrl+? on Windows. What I can do is I could access my magnifying glass tool. I'm going to press now m...

Navigating within a document
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Navigating within a document 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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