Saving and recalling selections


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Saving and recalling selections

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to save and recall selections and this is a really wild thing, very few people know this is even possible inside of Illustrator. I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as The eye head.ai because after all, we have created the eye-head and I want to be able to save off a selection that will allow me to select the eye-head very easily. So there is a few different ways to work here. One is to go here and marquee. This isn't really a terribly difficult item to select in the first place, but I've just marqueed with the Black Arrow tool these three paths in order to select all three of them and then the traditional way to work to make things easier to select as a group is to group them.

So you would go up to the Object menu and you choose the Group command or you press Ctrl+Z, Command+Z on the Mac. That is an old as the hills keyboard shortcut. That keyboard shortcut for the Group command has been around since, I want to say 1985...

Saving and recalling selections
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Saving and recalling selections 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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