Ungrouping graphs


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Ungrouping graphs

So we know that inside of Illustrator, a graph is simply a special type of a group. That group is actually made up of several nested groups and at anytime I can update the data and the graph will simply update or redraw itself. So, for example if I click on this particular graph right here in this file, I can choose Object > Graph and open up the data window and then for the second value here of Hawaii, I'll change it from 8 to something like 12. When I click on the Apply button, I can easily see that that changes automatically. I will go ahead and I'll close this data window but my ability to actually change and modify this data after I have already created the graph, only exists so long as the graph remains intact, meaning that I don't ungroup the graph.

However with my graph selected, I could go to the Object menu and I could choose to ungroup this. When I do so, a dialog box alerts me to the fact that right now this particular graph can be updated. However once they...

Ungrouping graphs
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Ungrouping 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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