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There is a way to customize arrowheads, but it is quite daunting. If you are going to use the custom arrowhead all the time it would make sense to create a custom one. For only one time uses, I would not suggest it. But since you asked... From Adobe's help Customize arrowheads To define custom arrowheads, open the Arrowheads.ai file, which is ...


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The reason your back side looks like "A mirror image no matter how you rotate it" is because, the back side symbol for a 3D cube using the Illustrator 3D Effect should be reflected and right side up. You don't want to rotate it it at all, you want to just reflect it. The sides need to be rotated, but not the back face. Here's a simple image to show how the ...


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From Here: http://www.freepik.com/free-vector/paper-ribbons-vector-set_724790.htm Download the pack. Open the .AI file. Use the white arrow tool to select the background box, hit Delete. You might have to delete or redraw some of the shadow elements.


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Because of how the arrowhead for strokes feature works, there's no easy solution to getting a hard-edged halo here and retain the existing art as it is. If you group the stroke/arrowhead and then apply a second stroke to the group it still looks wrong. The best solution may be to select all the strokes/arrow and use Object > Expand Appearance. Then ...


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I would create the 2 objects separately. For web, the circle is ~72px with a 1.5 pt stroke. Use the eye drop tool (I) to get the colors. Stroke options for the line extending from the circle result You can then group the 2 objects together or combine then with the path finder. You can also expand the shapes.


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It works nearly the same. Select the points you want to rotate as you would in photoshop with the white direct selection tool (hit A). Then select the Rotate Tool (hit R). Grab a point and rotate. Tips: If you click once you will move the rotate pivot there. If you alt click it moves the pivot there and opens up a dialog for typing exact values. ...


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You can download the "Swap Objects" script and run it or... Copy and paste in front both of them Align the first to the second and vice versa. Delete the old ones Do you know how to align an object to a specific other object?


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First off, compliments with the logo. Looks cool. Second, on to business: Illustrator has a built-in tracing tool you could use. Just paste the image in and use Object > Live Trace > Tracing Options... Tutorial can be found here, or by googling around. Play around with the settings until you're satisfied with the result. Protip: turn on 'preview' ...


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First of all, try to be as specific as possible when asking questions. It helps those who want to help you. Now, to export a logo you can use file > save for web. Here are some things to consider: 1. Size in pixels It's important that you export the logo to the right pixel-size. If it's too large, the user will have to download an unnecessarily ...


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Generally there are several files needed when creating a logo. It is rare that "one file rules them all" so to speak. Unless the logo itself is so simplified that some variations can be ignored. It's a good idea to create CMYK, Spot color, one color greyscale, sometimes one color non-greyscale, and RGB files for any brand. In addition, there may also be a ...


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Edit menu, then Find and replace. It's exactly the same as other applications, just without the keyboard shortcut (it's a less commonly used feature, and those keys are used for other things: ctrl-f for Paste in Front, ctrl-h for Show/Hide Edges). Incidentally, making a book in Illustrator is quite unusual. It's more common to assemble the book in ...


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By default Illustrator measures the origin point of the rulers as being the top left hand corner of the document, that point is zero. As you state, anything to the right of this is positive, but as this point is already at the top of the doc, anything below this line will be negative. You can change the origin point of the rulers, by moving your mouse up to ...


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You could transform one image, by scaling it up to double size and then use the 'transform again' shortcut to do it on other images in the same doc - 'ctrl + D' or 'cmd + D'. As far as getting the calculator out, you can use mathematical operators in the height/width panel in the top. E.g. 150px * 2


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You don't. If type is converted to outlines it is done to maintain appearance. Your only option is to reset the type and delete the outlines if needed. There is no way to un-outline type in Illustrator, other than using Undo if you outlined the type yourself.


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In illustrator you can save PSD and AI nativily, That's mean Ai and PDF are replicas of the same artwork in the same file, you can open AI files in Acrobat nativily as well as opening PDF in Illustrator. what this option did is to let illustrator save your artwork inside AI or disable this feature.


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In AI there is more than one way to cook an egg... or paint a chicken. I tend not to use live paint groups, so my answer is based on what I use. I think your layer structure is getting in your way. I would get rid of the extra groupings (live paint, group, etc) if you don't need them. I would keep one of the chicken shapes (you have two as far as I can see ...


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Select your arrow, hit effect, hit stylize, hit outer glow, turn on preview and adjust the settings until you're happy with it.


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If you are using the Save for Web option, you can let the Save window do this for you. You can keep your image as is, but save it twice its size. Just enter 200 in the percent field. Make sure you tab out or exit the field, so the window actually gets the value and re-sizes your image. Then, after you see in the preview that it has doubled the image ...



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