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This is a group of elements in Illustrator. I need to make the whole object less bright. One option is to go through each element in the group and alter the color. Another way is to make a rectangle above it with a certain transparency, but then I lose the objects alpha, which is not desirable.

I wonder if there is an easier way to change brightness without losing the transparency.

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  1. Select all the artwork that you want to make less bright
  2. Go to Edit -> Edit Colors -> Saturate...
  3. Check the Preview check mark to see the results immediately
  4. Decrease the intensity until the objects are less bright.
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Excellent, I would never find myself :) –  Michael Dec 12 '13 at 11:35

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