Rotating objects


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Rotating objects

Many of the Transformation tools inside of Illustrator work in the same way. For example, we saw how that when we scaled objects we had an Origin Point where the scale originated from, and then we were able to specify the setting. Well, it's not much different with the Rotate tool. For rotating here, we will actually go ahead and click on the surfboard. I'll specify the Rotate tool by clicking on the Rotate tool here in the Tool panel or I could simply use the keyboard shortcut, which is to tap the R key on my keyboard. Notice that by default my Origin Point is in the center of the object. As I click and drag to rotate the object you can see that the object is rotating from that Origin Point. Here when using the Rotate tool it becomes far more evident of why it would be important to use this particular Origin Point.

For example, here is another way for you to position the Origin Point, which is simply to come ahead and click on a different area. For example, I can choose the bo...

Rotating objects
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Rotating objects 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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