Using the Zoom tool


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Using the Zoom tool

Something to note about the zoom functions that I've shown you so far, they all center the zoom, meaning they zoom in on whatever is that the center of your current screen display. So for example I'm working inside of this symmetrical art work. This is the Vectory.ai file that's included inside the 02 Setup_Navigate folder. And if I were to press Control Plus, the center of this illustration remains more or less at the center of the screen. It's actually moving down just a little bit, but that's because it was slightly below center in the first place.

So it keeps centering whatever was at the center originally. All right I'm going to go ahead and zoom out because when you zoom out, it also centers the zoom and the problem with working that way is that means you're going to spend a lot of time zooming and then scrolling and then zooming and then scrolling and so on. What if you want to zoom in on a specific portion of your illustration, you want to pinpoin...

Using the Zoom tool
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Using the Zoom tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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Design
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