Using the basic selection tools


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Using the basic selection tools

Back in Chapter 01 where we discussed key Illustrator concepts, we covered something called Selections. Now let's focus on exactly how Selections work when you're using Illustrator. For this chapter, I'm actually going to use this file called making_selections. So if you have access to the exercise files, go ahead and open that file. Selecting things inside of Illustrator is probably more important than even using any of the Drawing tools. Without knowing how to select things, it's very difficult for you to edit just about any piece of artwork inside of Illustrator. Day in and day out inside of Illustrator you'll be using the two main selection tools, the regular Selection tool or the Black Arrow and Direct Selection tool or the White Arrow.

In reality, there is a third Selection tool here, if I press and hold down the mouse button on the Direct Selection tool I'll see this something here called the Group Selection tool. We'll talk about that in a moment and ...

Using the basic selection tools
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Using the basic selection tools provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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