Select artwork through other objects


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Select artwork through other objects

Sometimes, when you're working with very complex documents inside of Illustrator, even the most basic tasks, such as making selections, can seem very difficult. In fact, often, inside of Illustrator, we employ many different techniques to make selections easier. For example, we may toggle into Outline mode, or we may continuously lock and unlock objects, just to make it easier to make selections. Well, in Illustrator CS5, there is a new enhancement that makes it a little bit easier to make selections. In fact, if you're familiar with some other graphics applications, for example, InDesign or even FreeHand, you'll find this enhancement quite welcome.

I'm going to zoom in on some artwork over here. Now normally, inside of Illustrator, when you make a selection, whenever you click on a piece of artwork, the topmost object becomes selected. But sometimes, you want to select artwork that appears beneath other objects, in the stacking order. In order to do that, you either have ...

Select artwork through other objects
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Select artwork through other objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 New Features

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Design
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Illustrator
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