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

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Scaling objects

You scale objects by enlarging or reducing them horizontally (along the x axis) and vertically (along the y axis) relative to a fixed point of origin that you designate. If you don't designate an origin, the objects are scaled from their center points. You'll use three methods to scale the logo and two objects copied from the logo.

First you'll use the Transform palette to scale down the logo by entering new dimensions and designating the point of origin from which the logo will scale.

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Using the selection tool () in the toolbox, click the logo to select the group of objects (type, background, lemon, orange slice, lime slice) ...

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