Reading and using the target circles


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Reading and using the target circles

In the previous chapter, we discussed the difference between selecting something inside of Illustrator and targeting something. We discussed the concept that selecting something refers to the structure, while targeting something refers to the presentation. We also spoke of another concept inside of Illustrator called Smart Targeting. That's where when I select something, Illustrator automatically targets something for me. Now in Illustrator all we have are selection tools, so I can select something, and as we said, Illustrator can go ahead and target something for me.

But using the Layers panel, we'll actually see that we have a way to both select and also manually target something. In other words, the Layers panel will give us complete control over both selecting and targeting as well. Let's see how that might be useful. In this document called layers_2, I am simply going to come to my Layers panel and I'll click on the two triangles here to reveal what is actually inside o...

Reading and using the target circles
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Reading and using the target circles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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