The relationship between flattening and stacking order


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The relationship between flattening and stacking order

Throughout this training title I've told you that if you're familiar with exactly what goes on during the flattening process, you can learn to anticipate potential issues and fix them before they start causing problems later in your workflow. In this movie we're going to see an exact example of that. Now we already know that Illustrator can rasterize content if it feels like it based on performance. But we also know that we can disable that level of rasterization so we don't really have to worry about it as long as we use our right flattener settings when we print our file.

But we also know that there are times when Illustrator simply has no choice at all but to rasterize content simply because of the way that the artwork itself is built, as we had discussed already in the past. We've seen if we have two overlapping gradients for example that travel in different directions, the only way for Illustrator to maintain that appearance is to go ahead and rasterize those ove...

The relationship between flattening and stacking order
Video duration: 8m 22s 2h 50m Intermediate

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The relationship between flattening and stacking order provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Seeing Through Transparency

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Design
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Illustrator
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