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Adobe® Illustrator® 10 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Using layers

The Layers palette in Adobe Illustrator lets you organize artwork into layers, groups, and objects that can be selected, displayed, edited, and printed individually or together.

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If the Layers palette is not visible, click the Layers tab to bring the palette to the front of its group or choose Window > Layers. The artwork has been organized into four layers. New objects are created on the layer that is selected in the Layers palette. You can view, select, and edit each layer, group, or object within a layer using the Layers palette.
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In the Layers palette, click the triangle () to the left of the Draw&Paint layer name. The list ...

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