Quickly exporting individual slices


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Quickly exporting individual slices

Web designers often use a method called slicing to turn a single image into multiple pieces. Sometimes, the designer may slice up an entire page, and more often, designers may use slices to specify buttons in, say, a Navigation bar or a User Interface element. However, using this Slices feature in Illustrator is also a great way to export just individual pieces of an overall design in a very efficient manner. This workflow is even easier to achieve now in Illustrator CS5. For example, on this document, I've already created some slices.

If I go to the View menu, I can choose Show Slices, and you can see that I've already created some slices for these buttons here. Normally, in Illustrator, to export these slices, you'd go to the File menu. You choose Save for Web & Devices and here I'd be able to optimize and save my slices. But this can be quite tedious, especially if all I want to do is just export one or two slices. So, I'll click Cancel to return to my documen...

Quickly exporting individual slices
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Quickly exporting individual slices provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 New Features

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Design
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Illustrator
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