- One of the things that I use a lot inside…of Illustrator is something called symbols.…As a matter of fact, I have an entire course…about Illustrator symbols in the lynda.com library.…However, symbols in Illustrator CC 2015…just took a huge step forward, and in this movie,…I'm going to talk to you a little bit…about the new, dynamic symbols.…Let's check out exactly what I'm talking about.…First things first, let's open up the symbols panel.…It looks like a little clover leaf over here…on the right hand side.…I'll open that, and drag it out for you to see.…
The symbols panel has remained pretty much…the same in Illustrator.…Nothing big changed as far as the interface.…But the functionality is where the real power…lies this time around.…So for instance, let me select this icon…that I've been working on here on my screen.…And we're going to take this icon, and we're…going to create a new symbol out of it.…In order to create a new symbol, all you have to do…is simply click the New Symbol icon…down in the bottom right, and once you do that,…
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Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2015. What changed?
A: We added 5 movies covering the fall 2015 updates to Illustrator CC, including Creative Cloud Libraries enhancements, dynamic controls, and enhanced Smart Guides.
Q: This course was updated on 06/21/2016. What changed?
A: We added one new chapter to cover the June 2016 updates to Illustrator CC, including artboard and asset export, Live Shapes, Adobe Stock, and access to mobile projects.