Chapter 1. Getting to Know the Work Area

Getting to Know the Work Area

To the make best use of the extensive drawing, painting, and editing capabilities in Adobe Illustrator CS3, it’s important to learn how to navigate the workspace. The workspace consists of the menu bar, Tools panel, Control panel, document window, and the default set of panels.

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In this introduction to the work area, you’ll learn how to do the following:

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Use the Welcome Screen.

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Open an Adobe Illustrator CS3 file.

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Select tools in the Tools panel.

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Use viewing options to enlarge and reduce the document window. ...

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