Using the Reflect tool


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Using the Reflect tool

I am still working inside that same Trio of squares.ai file that I opened in the previous exercise. We have now created three groups of squares on the left-hand side of our Tonalpohualli calendar and we need to take those three groups of squares and flip them to occupy the right side of the calendar. We are going to do that using the Reflect tool. Now, in a lesser program, we would work like so. Let me show you to what you might expect you should do. Click on one of the square clusters with the Black Arrow tool, then Shift-click on the other two in order to select all three groups like so, then in another program, you would duplicate the objects by, for example, dragging them and pressing the Shift key and the Alt key or the Option key on the Mac and moving them to a new location like so. They are partially covered up by some of the calendar elements so I'll press Ctr+Shift+) or Command+Shift+) on the Mac in order to bring them to front.

And then you would find your Flip Horizontal...

Using the Reflect tool
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Using the Reflect tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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