Setting the key object


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Setting the key object

In this exercise I'm going to show you how to distribute with respect to a Key Object inside of Illustrator and this is one of the wackiest features in all of Illustrator, just works totally different than any other program and I'll show you what's up shortly. Now, I have gone ahead and restore the original version of One group aligned.ai, which has the one group in the center aligned to the Artboard. Everybody else is out of alignment. Now, we were able to distribute to everybody with respect to the Artboard. It worked out great in the previous exercise because the Artboard and the checkers are scaled to fit each other. But let's say that wasn't the case. Let's say I was to go over to this Artboard tool here and I'll change the size of the Artboard to just something random, let's say 1000 points wide by 1000 points tall.

So, it's much bigger than it was before. I'll go ahead and zoom out, press the V key to switch back to the Black Arrow tool s...

Setting the key object
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Setting the key object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Illustrator
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