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Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 on Demand, Second Edition by Steve Johnson

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1. Getting Started with Illustrator CS6

What You’ll Do

Install and Start Illustrator

View the Illustrator Window

Show and Hide Panels

Work with Panels

Use the Tools and Control Panel

Open a Document

Open a Document with Adobe Bridge

Insert Images in a Document

Work with Document Windows

Use the Status Bar

Check for Updates and Patches

Get Help While You Work

Save a Document

Finish Up

Introduction

Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a graphics design and drawing program that runs seamlessly on both Windows and Macintosh platforms. Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a stand-alone program, but it’s also part of Adobe’s Creative Suite of professional programs that work together to help you create designs in print, on the web, or on mobile devices. Many of the Creative ...

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