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Fit in Window: Ctrl / Cmd + 0 (that's a zero).


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@Aziz answer is great, if you are using an older version of AI that does not allow multiple strokes and you need vector paths, this may help. If you need the artwork to be vector paths (say you want to cut vinyl graphics on a plotter for example) you can try this method. Obviously this way is little more labour intensive and less customisable, so only ...


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The Inner Glow Way Select Object Go to Effect > Stylize > Inner Glow Choose black color and adjust the opacity and blur to your liking (make sure to change color mode to normal! default is screen) Rasterize the the object (Edit > Rasterize) Image Trace the object to create shadow levels (adjust number of colors) Tinker with it. Here is an example: ...


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I hope I'm understanding your question correctly. Here's a video of what I would do. https://www.dropbox.com/sc/quc1bgda0x8mh72/AABuk811PlV7OX3DItcXwFuxa Create a shape that simulates material drooping over the ball using the pen tool: Click on the top edge of the blanket shape and pull a handle out horizontally to the right click on a point halfway up ...


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I think multiple strokes is a great way to achieve this effect, but there is another method that may or may not be better, depending on your specific needs. Start with your outer path, no stroke, fill with the color you want for the outermost stroke. Go to Object > Path > Offset Path... and enter how much smaller you want to make the inner path. Then ...


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Ok, while its true that things like this would be easier to do with a 3d app. The demo certainly is. Do this: Draw 2 concentric circles and cut them up into concentric sectors. Maybe offset a bit. Enable the perspective grid (maybe choose the 3 point defaults from view menu), select bottom plane and enable the perspective selection tool. Drag around. ...


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3D shapes can be created in Illustrator. The glossy finish would be possible but much harder. To create the 3D shapes: Draw each part of the graph in 2D from a 'top down' perspective. Select each object individually and use Effect > 3D > Extrude and Bevel. From here, tweak the depth of the extrusion to set each bar to correct height. It's might ...


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Set a custom keyboard shortcut to convert the selected object to greyscale Go to Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts. Change the dropdown menu from tools to menu commands. Then select Edit -> Edit Colors -> Convert to Greyscale and enter whatever shortcut you want. Selecting any object and using the keyboard shortcut you just set will then convert that ...


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There is a simple way to do what you require. Firstly, select the shape using the Selection tool (V). Next, from the Object menu, select Compound Path > Release. The items should all become separate shapes which can be selected individually.


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In the menu: Illustrator > Preferences > Units Set General to Pixels in the dropdown. Then, you can set all the values to pixels because that is the default.


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AUTOMATICALLY ARRANGE ICONS SIDE BY SIDE While illustrator does not provide a one click auto way of doing exactly what you want, there are a series of other functions that if combined, it will get you exactly there. You have 20 icons (make sure they are grouped individually) Create another artboard or document the same height as one icon but the width of ...


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In Illustrator you can try this way: Create small white circle Make this circle a symbol (just drag it to symbol panel) Spray this symbol everywhere you need with symbol sprayer tool Change sizes of some of this symbols (circles) with symbol sizer tool Change colors of some symbols with symbol stainer tool


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Could this perhaps be a Pixel Grid issue? Try selecting all the lines and making sure this check box is unchecked:


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The is a very simple process, and can be achieved with one object. First create your initial object: Now, open the Appearance panel (Window > Appearance). Then, with the object selected, duplicate the stroke in the appearance panel by dragging it to the duplicated selected item at the bottom of the panel. Move the duplicated stroke below the original, ...


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You can also do this in Illustrator. You just make one business card and write a script that changes the name and exports out a printable copy, then changes the name to the next one on the list and exports out a printable copy, and so on. The advantage is you don’t have to make 50 pages in InDesign, and this would also scale to 10,000 names if you like. ...


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You should try using the appearance panel - Window / Appearance. Apply a new fill on top of your square and use transform to scale the new fill down. That's your first shadow. Repeat this action.


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If I am understanding you correctly, what you want to do is apply the outline and drop shadow to the mask, not to the underlying image. The mask is your graphic. The image is just decorating the mask. The outline and drop shadow also decorate the mask.


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You can also fit at 100% of your artwork (not screen): Ctrl / Cmd + 1.


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If you're happy to edit without the effect until the end, you can temporarily toggle the visibility of the effect in the appearance panel. That should allow you to focus on completing a different part of the illustration, and then render the effects at the end.


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I would suggest keeping them as PNGs but setting the artboard to the same ratio as your keynote (leaving lots of white space around the object for titles and any other text), duplicate the artboard and make any changes you wish. This may take a little time at first to work out your rough layout in Keynote, but once you have that, keeping everything in the ...


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Looks like you've gone into outline view. It's easy to fix, just hit CTR or CMD + Y to toggle between outline and normal view.


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No. This has been a UI pain point in AI for literally decades. There's no way to get the color panel to remain set on one specific color model. It will always switch back to the document color mode (RGB or CMYK) at some point while working.



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