Starting a document


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Starting a document

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to start a new document in Illustrator. When you first launch the program or when you have no document open, you should see this central welcome screen. If you don't, go up to the Help menu and choose the Welcome Screen command. Notice that the Welcome Screen is divided in two parts, over here on the left-hand side you see a list of recently opened documents. To open anyone of those documents just click on its name. Now your list of recently opened documents will vary from mine of course, and you may not see any if this is the first time you've ever run Illustrator, then all you'll see is this Open button you would click on it in order to open a file on disk.

However, we're creating a new file, so we'll be working with these options over here under right-hand side of the welcome screen. Notice that each one of these options allows you to create a different type of document, so you can create a document for Print, a doc...

Starting a document
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Starting a document provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Up and Running with Illustrator

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Design
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Illustrator
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