What are symbols?


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What are symbols?

One of my favorite time-saving features inside of Illustrator is to utilize symbols, and this is something that not a lot of people use, and I'm really confused as to why. Basically, symbols allow you to take artwork that you create inside of Illustrator, and save it for later, for use in other projects, or whatever else you might be wanting to use it for. Symbols live in their own panel called the Symbols panel, and so I store things in the Symbols panel like commonly used logos, different types of icons, and all kinds of stuff. In this movie, we'll be taking a look at symbols; where they live, and how they can help us.

I'll go and create a new document, just so I have something up on screen; doesn't matter what size, or anything else. Once I get the new document created, I'm going to go over and find the Symbols panel, which should be next to your Brushes and Swatches in the Essentials Workspace. If you don't see symbols out on your screen, you can go to the Windo...

What are symbols?
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What are symbols? provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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