Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Slice tool in Illustrator, part of Design the Web: Slice Tool.
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Next, we're going to create some web graphics…using the slice tool inside of Adobe Illustrator.…So let's go into the exercise files.…Let's find icons.ai.…Now in here I have a little series of vector shapes that…are different sizes, and we're going to want to size these to something similar.…So we're going to do what we did earlier…in Photoshop which is to create the slices first.…So, let's come over to the Toolbar.…Let's come down here and select the Slice Tool.…Let's come down here and detach these tools.…Now with the slice tool selected,…I'm going to click and drag.…Now before we size this, hit Cmd or Ctrl+R to bring up the rollers.…
Then right click on the rollers, to make sure we're set to pixels.…With pixels selected, let's come over and…select the Slice selection tool, select a slice.…Let's come over to Transform in the toolbar.…For the width, let's set this to 80 pixels, and 80 pixels for the height.…Then hit Return.…So, now this slice is sized 80 pixels by 80 pixels.…Let's move this over.…With it selected, let's come up to the Object…
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