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Switch to the Artboard tool (Shift+O) Note the W and H measurements in the Control Panel across the top of the screen Grab the Rectangle Tool and click once on the artboard (just click, no drag) This brings up the Rectangle Options dialog. Input the W and H measurements you noted from the artboard Set the Align panel to Align to Artboard Click the Center ...


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or use this script that draws a rectangle on the active artboard var idoc = app.activeDocument; var r = idoc.artboards[idoc.artboards.getActiveArtboardIndex()].artboardRect; idoc.pathItems.rectangle(r[1], r[0], r[2]-r[0], r[1]-r[3]);


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Select the text with the Direct Selection Tool (the white arrow). Copy and delete or use Edit > Cut Grab the Text Tool and click to start a new text object, then just paste. The formatting (color) should paste right along with the text. The pasted text will be one string. You may have to reposition the new text string. One way to get around ...


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Use the Stroke Panel to add an arrowhead to the path. You can use that to see the beginning and end of a path, then remove the arrowhead. As far as I'm aware, there's no direct method to find the starting anchor, only add some appearance to it so you can see it.


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There IS an automated method. You can use Wundes' Join text frames script, which will take all the separate text boxes and merge them into one.


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Before setting your guides, switch to the Artboard Tool (Shift + O), then drag out your guides. You'll notice when you do this that the guides will finish at the edge of the artboard, instead of running off over the entire work area. When you move your artboard, the guides will travel with it.


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Alright well this is somewhat two different questions. For help with your leaf issue you might want to see this related question: Distribute objects along a path in Illustrator Now as far as blending along a path, sure. Can use Replace Spine: or manually adjust the path however you want, this works before or after replacing the spine. Its just like any ...


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Replace the spine of a blend. Create a blend. Draw a path that you want the blend to follow Select the blend and your path Choose Object > Blend > Replace Spine This will replace the straight path of the blend with your new path, whatever it is. More info on blends can be found by reviewing the help files.


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You could create a clipping mask that will mask off the parts of the object that you don't want to have visible. In my opinion this is better than permanently deleting; you can edit it and move it around if you change your mind about the positioning of the red stripes. Is the black shape already a vector object? If so, copy it and bring it to the front of ...


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Yes. Look at Symbols in Illustrator A symbol is an art object that you can reuse in a document. For example, if you create a symbol from a flower, you can then add instances of that symbol multiple times to your artwork without actually adding the complex art multiple times. Each symbol instance is linked to the symbol in the Symbols panel or to a ...


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Ok. So you'll make each of your graphics a symbol. Draw a square. Select the square>Effects>3d rotate Move the perspective box around till you have it how you want and then you can map the symbol art to your square. If you want to change things, you can access the 3d effect through the appearance panel. Play around, give it a shot!


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I'm not really certain what the question is here. Yes, you can use Illustrator and yes you can use Photoshop. It all depends upon your preferred working method and desired end results. Illustrator will be slower the more objects you have. There's no real workaround for that, but utilizing layers and symbols properly will assist (turn off layer visibility ...


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No. Symbols and libraries are document independent, they do not "link" to other documents. In addition you can't use linked images within symbols. You will have to either duplicate symbols manually across documents, or used linked files and forget about using symbols. Just create a file that is "footer.ai" and use File > Place to place a linked version ...


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It is not a frequent problem, however sometimes one wants to move an artboard with all the guides. The solution is not perfect, but worked for me: Before I drag the artboard I "release the guides" - View->Guides->Release guides After I dragged the artboard I "make the guides" from converted shapes (+ select the lines again): View->Guides->Make guides



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