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Real World Adobe by Mordy Golding

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Chapter One. The Illustrator Environment

Adobe Illustrator, like most other Adobe applications, contains many tools, panels, windows, menus, and commands that enable you to get your work done. Adobe calls this environment your workspace, and you can think of it as being similar to the surface of your desk.

At any time, you can open individual documents in your workspace and work on them. Illustrator documents are separate entities, and although you can open multiple files at once, you can’t work on those files as if they were in one document together. That’s okay, though, because you can easily bring Illustrator files into Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and other ...

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