Setting up important preferences


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Setting up important preferences

Like just about any computer program out there, Illustrator has its fair share of Preferences settings. I'd like to take a moment just go over a few of them with you, ones that I think are really important when you think about creating web graphics inside of Illustrator. Now to open up my Preferences panel I am going to come over here to the Illustrator menu and I will open up the General panel. If you are on Windows, you can choose Edit > Preferences to open the General panel. The keyboard shortcut is Command+K on the Mac or Ctrl+K on Windows. Perhaps the most important setting of all when it comes to web design is this one right here called Use Preview Bounds.

Now normally when you create artwork inside of Illustrator we know that Illustrator creates its artwork out of anchor points and paths. For example, a simple rectangle is made up of four anchor points with paths that connect them. I also have the ability to add attributes to adjust the appearance of that path. Things, for ...

Setting up important preferences
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Setting up important preferences provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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Web
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Illustrator
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