Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations
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 know about all the neat special effects in Illustrator, but if you have no strong organization skills, you can become exasperated when things just don’t work as you expect them to. In this chapter, we focus on a few organizational tricks of the trade.
Setting Ruler Increments
Using rulers to help accurately place objects in an illustration sounds simple (and it is), but not knowing how to effectively use the rulers in Illustrator can drive you over the edge.
To view rulers in Illustrator, choose View⇒Rulers⇒Show Rulers or press Ctrl+R (Windows) or +R (Mac). ...