Saving appearances as graphic styles


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Saving appearances as graphic styles

So, we know that when using Illustrator, if I want to copy the appearance of one object and apply it to another, I could use the Eyedropper tool to do that. However, if I have many objects that I want to copy attributes to, using the Eyedropper tool repeatedly can be quite tedious. More so, if I then realize, after I have applied many objects with the Appearance panel, in addition, if I later decide that I want to make a small modification to all those objects, I would need to reapply all the appearances again.

That's why, inside of Illustrator, there is a far more efficient way of managing appearances. And that's using something called Graphic Styles. Graphic Styles is a way to save, or capture, the full appearance of any artwork and then apply that appearance to any other artwork. In addition, you could always make modifications to those styles. Any object that has those styles applied to them will update accordingly. Let's see how that works. I'm going to start out by ...

Saving appearances as graphic styles
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Saving appearances as graphic styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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