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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 4

Working with Objects

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Understanding layers

check Grouping and ungrouping

check Cloning and duplicating objects

check Transforming objects

check Aligning and distributing

Getting used to an unfamiliar interface can be trying. Something as simple as selecting a single object can cause frustration if you do not have a strong background in or an understanding of the way layers and groups work.

In this chapter, you discover how to organize, select, and group your objects in Adobe XD. You also find out how to scale and rotate your objects, as well as align and distribute them evenly.

Getting a Leg Up on Layers

If you are an Adobe Illustrator user, you will recognize that layer features in Adobe XD are very similar. Essentially, layers in XD are meant to help you organize your objects. This makes it easier to select, lock, and duplicate your objects. In this section, you find out how layers work.

Artboards and layers

The best way to explain layers is for you to give it a try yourself. ...

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