Recording an action for the Simplify command


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Recording an action for the Simplify command

So we saw in the previous movie that I was able to use the Simplify command to not only make my path little bit more smoother, but also reduce any extraneous anchor points. Now, I am going to want to be able to apply that quite often as I am drawing inside of Illustrator, but I don't always one have to go up to the menu, choose Object, Path, Simplify, down to the number that I want to work with and then apply it. So what I'd like to do is make that feature more accessible to me by turning it into an action. I found that at least in the drawing work that I've done, I usually use two values when I apply a Simplify command.

I will use the value of 95% for small adjustments, and then I will use a value of 50% for larger adjustments. So let's go ahead now and create an action to allow us to quickly apply these Simplify commands as we are drawing. The first thing I am going to need though is I am going to need some kind of path selected, so that I can now apply that Simplify com...

Recording an action for the Simplify command
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Recording an action for the Simplify command provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Drawing without the Pen Tool

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Design
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Illustrator
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