Using Isolation mode to preserve group structure


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Using Isolation mode to preserve group structure

So at this point, we not only know about the great power of being able to apply attributes to groups, we're also acutely aware of what can happen if we ungroup something that has an attribute applied to that group--meaning that attribute disappears. So, how do we work around that issue? For example, say I'm working in this file right here. It's groups_2.ai, as we can see right over here, and have a lovely motif over here that has a drop shadow applied to the group. If I click on this, I can easily see in my Appearance panel that I have a group, there are contents with in that group, but there is a drop shadow that basically encompasses the entire group itself.

One thing to note, by the way, is that the drop shadow is not being applied to the contents here. The contents are listed here, but notice that there is, like, no eyeball. There's, like, no listing here. It's almost like we skip over that area. Illustrator is letting us know right now that the drop shadow is bei...

Using Isolation mode to preserve group structure
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Using Isolation mode to preserve group structure provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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Design
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Illustrator
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