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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies by Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 1: What's New in Illustrator CC

In This Chapter

  • Working better with others
  • Placing multiple files
  • Packaging up your Illustrator artwork, links, and fonts
  • Using Separations Preview
  • Working with the new Kuler panel

In this chapter, present Illustrator users can discover some of the great new features in Illustrator CC. If you are a new user, you can skip this chapter and move right into Chapter 2, “Discovering Illustrator CC,” and return to this one after you feel more comfortable using Adobe Illustrator.

Illustrator CC has added some timesaving features that are especially important to production artists and designers working within a group environment. You can now package up your artwork, unembed images, place multiple files, see more images about links, and much more.

There are many additional new features, tweaks, and improvements that have been added to Illustrator CC, but many of them are best explained within the context of how they are used. Read the rest of the illustrator minibook to discover additional new features as they apply to the content we discuss in each chapter.

New Features for Placing Images

In Illustrator CC many features that are related to the incorporation of images from other (non-Illustrator) file formats. Before diving in to the new features, it is wise to make sure that you understand how to import, or place, images into Illustrator.

Using FilePlace, you can place a file into Illustrator. Illustrator supports more than 20 file formats, the ...

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