Selecting and coloring graph elements


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Selecting and coloring graph elements

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to make some manual, designer-level modifications to your graphs. Specifically what we're going to do is add some much-needed colors to our columns. I've saved my progress as Peaceful joyful.ai. It's found inside the 27_graphs folder. And there is a variety of ways not to modify your graph. Let me just show them to you, for starters. I'm going to click on my graph with the Black Arrow tool to select it. This time around you do want to see your selection edges, so if you're not seeing them, press Ctrl+H, or Command+H on the Mac, to bring them back.

Then let's say that you don't care at all anymore about the data or the type settings or any of that stuff; you just want to bust up the graph and change it out as you see fit. Well let me show you something. Here in the Layers panel, I'll twirl open layer 1. You may recall we have a special graph object, it's selected; just want to bring that to your attention. N...

Selecting and coloring graph elements
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Selecting and coloring graph elements provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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