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

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Drawing with the rectangular grid tool

With the grid tool you can create complex grids in one click-and-drag motion. You can use either the rectangular grid tool or polar grid tool to create rectangular grids or concentric circles, respectively, of a specified size with a specified number of dividers.

Now you'll add a grid to the stationary. Unlike the view grid, this grid can print.

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To make this next part of the lesson easier to visualize, choose View > Hide Grid.
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Select the hand tool in the toolbox (), and move to a clear area of the artboard so that you have a clear area in which to work for the next step.
3.
Hold down the mouse button ...

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