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Adobe Illustrator CC Digital Classroom by Jennifer Smith, AGI Creative Team

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Lesson 14: Adobe Illustrator CC New Features

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In this lesson, you discover some of the major improvements that have been implemented in Adobe Illustrator CC. Many features are included in this lesson, and you will find more incorporated into the lesson files throughout the rest of this book.

What you’ll learn in this lesson:

  • Using Multiple Place
  • Unembedding images
  • Helpful link information
  • New Brush features
  • Packaging your files
  • New CSS and SVG workflows

Starting up

Before starting, make sure that your tools and panels are consistent by resetting your workspace. See “Resetting Adobe Illustrator CC Preferences” in the Starting up section of this book.

You will work with several files from the ai14lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure that you have loaded the ailessons folder onto your hard drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/epub/illustratorcc. See “Loading lesson files” in the Starting up section of this book.

What makes Adobe Illustrator CC so great?

At first glance, the new features in Adobe Illustrator CC might not be apparent, but once you start working, especially with placed imagery, you will find numerous improvements that save time and frustration. In this lesson, you will have the opportunity to try out some of these great new features.

Note that not all the features included in this lesson’s step-by-step exercises are new; many are helpful features ...

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