Selecting objects by attribute


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Selecting objects by attribute

So while most often we think about selecting objects themselves, we have seen in the past movie that it's possible to use tools such as the Magic Wand tool to select objects by their attributes without focusing on the object itself. In reality, that becomes a very powerful way to make your selections inside of Illustrator. You will notice that Illustrator itself has a Select menu and inside of that Select menu there is something here called Same and Object. So let's take a look at what that means. First of all, it's possible to make certain selections without having to select anything. I'm using the same file that I have been using so far for the selections movies here called making_selections.

If I decide, for example, that I want to select all the text in my file, no matter what font it is, no matter where it appears, I can just simply choose Select Object and then choose Text Objects and now it will automatically select all the text in my particular file. There are ot...

Selecting objects by attribute
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Selecting objects by attribute 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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