Why do we create groups?


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Why do we create groups?

So, why do we create groups anyway? I mean, it's really purely for convenience sake. If you are ever taken, let's say, artwork--like a logo, for example. It's made up of several different objects, and you don't want to have to, like, select each one and then work with them. You want to actually click on one of them and have them all become selected. Well, in reality, inside of Illustrator, the whole concept of groups have changed after Illustrator 9 came out. So we discussed this concept that's something called Illustrator BT, or Before Transparency, and Illustrator AT, Illustrator After Transparency.

And we also discussed that the file format of Illustrator changed from EPS to PDF. Well, let's talk about what a group means in both of those different eras inside of Illustrator. Let's talk about pre-Illustrator 9, right? Illustrator-BT. In those days, if you create a group, it's simply taking multiple objects and giving all those objects the same last name. That m...

Why do we create groups?
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Why do we create groups? provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

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