IN THIS CHAPTER
Using ruler and custom guides
Working with the Transform panel for placement
Changing ruler origin
Rearranging, hiding, and locking objects
You can create incredible effects in Illustrator, but if don’t organize your artwork, you can make completing your artwork much more difficult. In this chapter, you focus on organizational tricks that will save you time.
Using rulers to help accurately place objects in an illustration is not difficult, but not knowing how to effectively use the rulers in Illustrator can drive you straight over the edge.
To view rulers in Illustrator, choose View⇒ Rulers⇒ Show Rulers or press Ctrl+R (Windows) or ⌘ +R (Mac). When the rulers appear, their default measurement setting is the point (or whichever measurement increment was last set up in the ...