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Example:

I'm trying to edit the rightmost column of squares (below) so they all have the same x value.

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However when I try to edit their values as a group selection, it does not alter their values to the new position.

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Without doing this manually, what's the best way to convert multiple different values to the same absolute value in Illustrator?

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  • Hi. Welcome to GDSE. In the Align panel, choose Horizontal Align Center, then you can set the x position of the group.
    – Billy Kerr
    Apr 10, 2019 at 9:17
  • You need to either move them individually, or use the align tool. Also, it looks like you have a messed up lower left corner on the center row. Good luck.
    – 13ruce
    Apr 10, 2019 at 12:04
  • @BillyKerr Hi thank you both for your replies! Yep clicking horizontal align centre solved it.
    – cdpp
    Apr 11, 2019 at 1:23
  • @13ruce oh yeah, good eye! thanks haha
    – cdpp
    Apr 11, 2019 at 1:24

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Use the Align panel (Window → Align or Shift+F7).

Select the objects you want to be aligned then click preferable align type.

Sorry for Swedish in the pictures but I think you can figure it out.

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  • Hi thank you this worked perfectly! Glad to see icons look the same in Swedish :)
    – cdpp
    Apr 11, 2019 at 1:23

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