Selecting objects by attribute or type


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Selecting objects by attribute or type

In addition to all of the Selection tools that you see here inside of the Tools panel, Illustrator also has a Select menu and there are some options that are here that really let you focus on getting certain types of selections very quickly. The two I want to focus on in this movie though are the ones down hear called Select > Same and Select > Object. On a basic level the Select > Same functions allow you to select one type of object and then tell Illustrator I want to now go ahead and select all the other objects in my document that are the exact same as the one that I have currently selected right now.

So in other words, it allows you to select one object and then select others that are exactly the same. The Select > Object command allows you to select similar types of objects inside of your document. In this example, you don't have to select anything first. You just tell Illustrator, "well, select all of my text objects for example." Let's take a look at h...

Selecting objects by attribute or type
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Selecting objects by attribute or type provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Illustrator
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