034 Learning Transform Again Tips and Tricks


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034 Learning Transform Again Tips and Tricks

InDesign keeps track of each transformation you apply to an object. This includes scaling, sizing, rotating, skewing, moving, and fitting. With the Transform Again commands, you can apply either the last transformation or an entire sequence of transformations to existing or newly created objects. Let's see how it works. So here I have a little illustration that I made of a pinwheel and I want to use the Transform Again commands to make all the different fins for this. I want to draw one fin and then transform it again to make the other five.

So I'll start out with my Polygon tool and I'll just draw a triangle, so that's going to be the basis for my fin. I'll hold down the Shift key as I draw it because I want to draw an equilateral triangle with 60 degree angles. So this side is going to be 60 degrees from this side. That way I know I can rotate it 60 degrees and that different fins will fit together exactly. In my Swatches panel, I'll set a fill of green and I...

034 Learning Transform Again Tips and Tricks
Video duration: 6m 39s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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034 Learning Transform Again Tips and Tricks provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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Design
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