2. Tools and Panels


Chapter Overview

In the previous chapter, you read a brief overview of the features that make Illustrator a great tool for UI design. In this chapter, we’ll take a look at the tools that actually help you get work done. The following topics will be covered:

• How to navigate the Tools panel and find the tools that are useful for UI design tasks

• How to configure and use Illustrator’s many panels

• How to use custom workspaces to tailor Illustrator’s user interface to the way you work

By the end of the chapter, you should have a basic working knowledge of the main features that Illustrator provides for UI design. Let’s begin ...

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