Adobe Illustrator Keyboard Shortcut

Enable Outline ModeWindows : CTRL + YMac: CMD + Y Select Anchor PointsPress 'A' key to enable Direct Selection Tool Select Multiple Anchor PointPress 'Q' key to enable Lasso Tool Toggle Smart GuideWindows : CTRL + UMac: CMD + U Fit the Artboard to WindowWindows : CTRL + 0 (Zero)Mac: [...]

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Glyphs Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Glyphs panel provides quick access to a wide variety of special characters, including any ligatures, ornaments, swashes, and fractions included with a given font. To open this panel, go to Window> Type> Glyphs. Change the font by selecting a different font family and style at the bottom of the [...]

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Paragraph Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Paragraph panel is used to change the formatting of columns and paragraphs. It has attributes that apply to an entire paragraph, such as alignment, indents and hyphenation. To open this panel go to Window > Type > Paragraph. To see additional options in the Paragraph panel, click the triangle [...]

2020-01-26T19:02:07+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Touch Type Tool | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Touch Type Tool is used to move, scale, rotate and overlap individual characters in a word, while still keeping the word editable too. Unlike using the Character panel to rotate and scale characters, the Touch Type tool directly affects only one character at a time. Edit Text To format [...]

2020-01-26T18:14:46+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Character Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Character Panel allows easy access to text formatting customization. To open the panel, go to Window > Type > Character. It has panel formatting options for individual characters into Artboard. Click hamburger button in the upper right corner, select Show Options, and additional type attributes appear, such as baseline [...]

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Designing Type | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Type tool are used to add text into Artboard. Various type of tools for adding text are shown in below figure. Click within any existing type object to enter or edit text. To exit type editing mode, press Esc key. To resize textbox, hold down the Ctrl (Command) key [...]

2020-01-26T15:55:30+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Image Trace | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Image Trace used for converting raster images (JPEG, PNG, PSD etc.) to vector artwork. Using this feature, you can easily base a new drawing on an existing piece of artwork by tracing it. For example, you can convert the image of a pencil sketch you've drawn on paper into [...]

2020-01-26T14:58:00+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Eyedropper Tool | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Eyedropper tool used to select the attributes of a shape such as fill color, stroke color, line weight, and then transfer them to other shapes. Instead of taking several steps to copy attributes from one shape to another, the Eyedropper provides a quick means for storing and transferring attributes [...]

2020-01-25T21:19:53+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Crop Images | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction A image can be cropped using vector mask, or crop image tool. These can be found in Properties Panel (Window > Properties) as shown in below figure. Both of these panels are context sensitive, so select the image with Selection Tool for these option to visible. Crop Image Tool [...]

2020-01-25T19:29:55+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |

Links Panel | Adobe Illustrator

Introduction Information about the images placed on the Artboard can be retrieved in Links panel. To display the Links panel, go to Window > Links. To view a linked graphic, select a link in the Links panel and then click the Show Link Info. Restore Missing Links A red question [...]

2020-01-25T18:17:10+05:30Categories: Creativity|Tags: |
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