Using the Save for Web & Devices feature


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Using the Save for Web & Devices feature

When designing graphics for the web, you're going to need to export your files in formats such as GIF, JPEG, or PNG, for example. The way to do that from Illustrator is to go to the File menu and to choose the setting here called Save for Web & Devices. This actually brings up an entire full-screen dialog box, which in reality is its own application. Many years back Adobe is to have a separate application called ImageReady. It was an application built specifically for optimizing web graphics. However, Adobe quickly realized that people who are using Photoshop for web design need to export their graphics quickly. People using Illustrator need to export their graphics quickly as well.

So rather than maintain that as a separate application, Adobe took ImageReady and built it kind of as a plug-in that exists within Illustrator and within Photoshop as well. The reason why this is important to note is because even though we're looking at one dialog box right now, there are so many d...

Using the Save for Web & Devices feature
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Using the Save for Web & Devices feature 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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