Snap-to points


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Snap-to points

In this exercise, I'm going to demonstrate Snapping to you. It's a small topic, but it's a very important one inside of Illustrator. So the notion is that just as objects snap to guides, as you would expect, as you are drawing and dragging objects around inside of Illustrator, guides also snap to objects, and object snap to objects and guide snap to guides, and everybody is aligning with everybody else. When you go up to the View menu, assuming this guy right here is turned on, Snap to Point. So it's very important that Snap to Point is turned on so that everybody snap into each other.

Sometimes we need to get objects very close to each other without snapping and you want to be able go back and forth, you might want to remember this keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+Alt+", Command+Option+" on the Mac. But its not one that I have assigned to memory, and I just leave Snap to Point turned on. All right. So, let's go ahead and set up a couple of guides that are going to s...

Snap-to points
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Snap-to points provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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Illustrator
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