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Adobe Illustrator CS3 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Chapter 8. Working with Layers

Working with Layers

Layers let you organize your work into distinct levels that can be edited and viewed as individual units. Every Adobe Illustrator CS3 document contains at least one layer. Creating multiple layers in your artwork lets you easily control how artwork is printed, displayed, and edited.

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In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

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Work with the Layers panel.

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Create, rearrange, and lock layers, nested layers, and groups.

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Move objects between layers.

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Paste layers of objects from one file to another.

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