Scaling objects


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Scaling objects

A function you will find yourself doing quite often is scaling artwork inside of Illustrator; either making things larger or smaller. As with many things that we have seen until this point there are really two ways to do something inside of Illustrator, you can either do things precisely by the numbers, or you can eyeball it on the screen. We have already seen that when you have the bounding box option turned on inside of Illustrator you can click on any object. With the Regular Selection tool you will see a bounding box appear and you can click on any corner and drag it to resize that object. You can either do it non-proportionally or hold down the Shift key to constrain that it is always going to be proportional.

However, you will notice that when you go ahead and you scale things that way it's always scaling from one place. For example, if I click and drag on this corner here I'm scaling up from this lower right hand corner. If I click and drag in the upper right hand corner...

Scaling objects
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Scaling 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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