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Adobe Illustrator CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by David Karlins

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#73 Aligning and Distributing Objects

Alignment and distributing objects is managed in the Align panel.

To view the Align panel, choose Window > Align. The six icons in the top row of the panel align selected objects left, horizontal center, right, top, vertical center, or bottom. The icons in the bottom row distribute (space) objects using the top, vertical center, bottom, left, horizontal center, or right side of the selected objects (Figure 73a).

Figure 73a The Align panel.

The Align panel.

You can automatically align and evenly space selected objects in Illustrator. Automatic horizontal alignment can be applied to the top, center, or bottom of ...

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