Repeating transformations


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Repeating transformations

In Illustrator, anytime that you move or make an adjustment to an object using any of the following settings, for example, the Rotate, Scale or if you look beneath these tools, there is a Reflect tool as well and also the Share tool. These are called Transformations. So the most common transformation is simply like moving or copying an object or rotating or scaling an object for example. Well, in Illustrator there is also a command called Transform Again, which allows you to repeat the last transformation that you made which depending on how you are working could be incredibly useful. Let me give you a couple of examples.

I have this file, I'm going to use my regular Selection tool to select this group of objects, and so I need to make several of these. So what I can do is I can select it and then hold down the Option key and then click-and-drag this particular object. So again if I'm on a Mac right now I'm holding the Option key, which copies an object, and the Shift key, ...

Repeating transformations
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Repeating transformations provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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Illustrator
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