Styling and updating graphs


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Styling and updating graphs

As you already know, when Illustrator plots graphs and charts, it does so using just values of gray. The main point here is simply to actually plot information and then you can style it the way that you need to using Illustrator's full range of tools. There are really two ways to go by doing this. I can either ungroup my entire graph so that the elements are just regular paths inside of Illustrator and I'm free to do with them as I please. However I then loose by ability to update that data once they ungroup the graph. So instead, I would like to work with the graph leaving it intact and then using a variety of both paragraph styles and graphic styles to actually apply a look to my chart.

For example, on this document over here, I can see that if I go to my Graphic Styles panel, I have a style called California and one called Hawaii. Let me zoom at this little bit so we can see this better on the screen and in addition, if I go to the Window menu and I choose Type and I go to ...

Styling and updating graphs
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Styling and updating graphs provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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Illustrator
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