Utilizing the bounding box


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Utilizing the bounding box

By default, Illustrator has a certain setting turned on, which is called bounding box. The bounding box itself allows you to perform certain types of transformations in a more easier and accessible fashion. Let me explain. So I have two surfboards here and let's say I wanted to maybe rotate one of the surfboards. If I go ahead and I click on that surfboard, you'll see that while the actual path itself is highlighted along the edges over here, I also see that a box appears and the box has these handles that appear on the corner. If you're familiar with applications like Photoshop and there is a Free Transform kind of command, program like InDesign that we select something to have these handles, the handles allow you to do certain things, or different functions.

For example, by moving my cursor just outside the edge over here, it turns into a bent arrow, which indicates rotation. If I click and drag, I'm able to now rotate that. That rotates exactly from the center of t...

Utilizing the bounding box
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Utilizing the bounding box 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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