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Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 Classroom in a Book®: The official training workbook from Adobe Systems by Adobe Creative Team

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1. Getting to Know the Work Area

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll explore the workspace and learn how to do the following:

• Open an Adobe Illustrator CS6 file.

• Adjust the user interface brightness.

• Work with the Tools panel.

• Work with panels.

• Reset and save your workspace.

• Use viewing options to enlarge and reduce artwork.

• Navigate multiple artboards and documents.

• Understand rulers.

• Explore document groups.

• Use Illustrator Help.

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This lesson takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. If needed, remove the previous lesson folder from your hard disk and copy the Lesson01 folder onto it.

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