The pitfalls of manual adjustments


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The pitfalls of manual adjustments

In this exercise, I want to give you a sense for some of the pitfalls associated with making manual adjustments to your graphs inside of Illustrator. Now these problems are totally the fault of Illustrator's antiquated graphing feature. They are in no way, shape, or form intended to put you off making manual adjustments. You have to make manual adjustments; otherwise, your graphs are going to look absolutely ugly. Rather, I just want you to see what problems can occur, how you correct for them, and how you go about avoiding them in the future. I've saved my progress as More nuanced changes.ai.

I'm going to switch to my Black Arrow tool, which I can do by pressing the V key. I'll click on a graph to make it active, and then I'll right-click someplace inside the illustration window, and I'll choose Data. Here is my problem: Joyful and Peaceful are not parallel to Harmony. I really need Harmonious, but really what I want is Living in Harmony with Nature. That's the ...

The pitfalls of manual adjustments
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The pitfalls of manual adjustments provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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