Saving an illustration for the web


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Saving an illustration for the web

In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to the Save for Web & Devices command which allows you to export an illustration for use inside of a web browser. You can either export an image file, whether it be a JPG, or a GIF, or a PNG file, or you can export an object file like an SWF or an SVG. I am looking at this graphic called Alternative queen.ai found inside the 12_exporting folder and I'm looking at the first artboard. That's important, if you are following along with me because Save for Web & Devices exports just one artboard at a time. It's going to be the artboard that you see here inside of the illustration window.

Then go up to the File menu and choose Save for Web & Devices, which has a keyboard shortcut of mash your fist down and press the S key. That's Ctrl+Shift+Alt+S on the PC and Command+Shift+Option+S on the Mac. You are going to bring up this whoppingly big Save for Web & Devices dialog box. Now mostly, this dialog box is about s...

Saving an illustration for the web
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Saving an illustration for the web provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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