Know Your Slice Types in Illustrator CS5 for Web


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Understanding the different slice types

As you create slices inside of Illustrator, you may have noticed this grid of like little red highlights that identify the slices themselves, and in fact, if you take a close look at them, you'll see that there are sometimes different icons there, different numbers, and sometimes they are even slightly different shades of color. Well, let's take a moment understand the different types of slices that Illustrator creates. In fact, as we'll find out, there are several different types, and they have different purposes and meanings. Now remember, overall, a slice itself is simply a region or an area on your page that gets exported differently than other slices.

So it's just a way for you to identify certain a part of a page that you can have a certain export settings applied to it. Now many times slices of themselves are all exported as pixel-based images. In fact, that's the default setting inside of Illustrator. However, there are really three different kinds of slices ...

Understanding the different slice types
Video duration: 4m 20s 6h 20m Intermediate

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Understanding the different slice types 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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