9. Working with Graphics

What You’ll Do

Open Graphics

Place Graphics

Place Graphics from Adobe Bridge

Link Graphics

Manage Linked Graphics

Trace Raster Graphics

Adjust Tracing Options

Convert Tracing to Paths

Apply Graphic Styles

Create Graphic Styles

Edit Graphic Styles

Apply Appearance Attributes

Create a Mosaic Graphic


In addition to opening Illustrator documents, you can also open graphic files created in different formats, such as TIFF, JPEG, GIF, and PNG. You open a graphic file the same way you open documents in Illustrator. You can also use Illustrator’s Place command to insert artwork. Illustrator lets you place graphic files saved in Photoshop PSD, BMP, JPEG, EPS, and PNG formats, to name a few.

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