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The only book on Illustrator 10 you need!

Special Edition Using Adobe Illustrator 10 is best suited for the graphics professional who has at least some working knowledge of the software. The book is written by a leading expert, Peter Bauer, who brings years of Illustrator experience and knowledge of how Illustrator operates within the Adobe family of products. Peter draws special attention to new features including: full Mac OS X coverage; new drawing capabilities including grids, lines, arcs, compound-shape enhancements, and Flare tool; enhanced Web features including symbols, slicing, dynamic data-driven graphics, enhanced Flash and SVG support; improved effects including warping and envelope distortion, and Liquify tools; increased productivity with new Magic Wand selection tool, dynamic data-driven graphics, improved interoperability with other Adobe products, and asset management scripting. All of this information is organized by feature so that graphics professionals can easily find the information they want when they want it. Special Edition Using Adobe Illustrator 10 also has several appendices that serve as a quick guide to all of Illustrator's tools, palettes, and menus.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. About the Author
  3. Acknowledgments
  4. Tell Us What You Think!
  5. Introduction
    1. Who Should Read This Book?
    2. Why You Should Use Adobe Illustrator 10
      1. What Sets Illustrator Apart from Similar Programs?
      2. Unmatched Web Workflow
      3. Prepress Power
      4. New Tools and Capabilities
    3. Windows and Macintosh
    4. How This Book Is Organized
  6. Color Section
    1. Chapter 9: Working with Blends
    2. Chapter 12: Understanding and Applying Color
    3. Chapter 18: Raster Images and Rasterized Objects
    4. Chapter 19: Exploiting Illustrator’s Transparency
    5. Chapter 19: Blending Modes (Part 1)
    6. Chapter 19: Blending Modes (Part 2)
    7. Chapter 20: Illustrator’s Filters (Part 1)
    8. Chapter 20: Illustrator’s Filters (Part 2)
    9. Chapter 20: Illustrator’s Filters (Part 3)
    10. Chapter 20: Illustrator’s Filters (Part 4)
    11. Chapter 20: Illustrator’s Filters (Part 5)
    12. Chapter 21: Designing Web Sites and Web Pages
  7. I. Overview of Adobe Illustrator 10
    1. 1. What’s New In Illustrator 10
      1. Illustrator for the Web
        1. CSS, Object-Based Slicing, and SVG Effects
        2. Symbols and Selective Antialiasing
      2. Envelope Distort, Warps, and Liquifying
        1. Envelope Distort
      3. Illustrator’s Other New Tools
        1. The Magic Wand
        2. The Line and Arc Tools
        3. The Rectangular and Polar Grid Tools
        4. The Flare Tool
        5. The Slice and Slice Select Tools
      4. Compound Shapes
      5. Mac OS X and Windows XP
      6. Dynamic Data-Driven Graphics
      7. Integration with the Adobe Family of Products
    2. 2. The Illustrator Interface and Setup
      1. A Quick Tour of the Illustrator Workplace
        1. The Basic Interface
        2. Interacting with the Interface
        3. The Status Bar
        4. The Artboard
        5. Rulers, Guides, and Grid
      2. Zooming
      3. View Options
        1. View Modes
        2. The View Menu
      4. Illustrator Terminology and Labels
        1. Interface Terminology
        2. The Creative Elements
        3. Techniques and Procedures
        4. Typography and Text Terms
        5. Color and Color Management
    3. 3. Working with Files In Illustrator
      1. Determining File Format Requirements
        1. Raster Versus Vector
        2. Web, Print, and Other File Destinations
        3. Compression Issues
        4. Platform Considerations
      2. Illustrator’s Commands to Save and Export Files
        1. Save
        2. Save As
        3. Export
        4. Save for Web
      3. Linking and Embedding
        1. Linking and Embedding Images
        2. Embedding Fonts
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. Pixels and Paths
        2. Lossy Compression
        3. RGB for the Web
  8. II. Basic Creation In Illustrator
    1. 4. Creating and Editing Paths
      1. Paths and Vector Art
        1. Basic Path Creation
        2. Types of Paths
      2. How Anchor Points Shape Paths
        1. Locating, Selecting, and Moving Anchor Points
        2. The Types of Anchor Points
        3. The Anatomy of an Anchor Point
      3. The Pen Tools
        1. Creating Paths with the Pen Tool
        2. The Other Pen Tools
      4. Editing Paths
        1. Using the Direct Selection Tool with Points and Segments
        2. Manipulating Direction Lines with the Direct Selection Tool
      5. More Path Creation Tools
        1. The Paintbrush Tool
        2. The Pencil Tool
      6. Additional Path-Related Tools
        1. The Smooth Tool
        2. The Erase Tool
        3. The Scissors Tool
        4. The Knife Tool
      7. Non-Object Paths In Illustrator
      8. Illustrator’s Auto Trace Tool
      9. Troubleshooting
        1. That’s No Path!
        2. What’s in a Name?
        3. Direction Line Demo
        4. Shutting Down the Auto
    2. 5. Shape, Drawing, and Graph Tools
      1. Illustrator’s Object Creation Tools
      2. The Basic Object Creation Tools
        1. The Rectangle Tool
        2. The Rounded Rectangle Tool
        3. The Ellipse Tool
        4. The Polygon Tool
        5. The Star Tool
        6. The Line Segment Tool
        7. The Arc Tool
        8. The Spiral Tool
      3. The Complex Object Creation Tools
        1. The Flare Tool
        2. The Rectangular Grid Tool
        3. The Polar Grid Tool
      4. Selection Tools and Commands
        1. The Selection Tool
        2. The Direct Selection Tool
        3. The Group Selection Tool
        4. The Magic Wand Tool
        5. The Direct Select Lasso Tool
        6. The Lasso Tool
      5. Illustrator’s Select Menu
        1. Select, All
        2. Select, Deselect
        3. Select, Reselect
        4. Select, Inverse
        5. Select, Next Object Above
        6. Select, Next Object Below
        7. Select, Same
        8. Select, Object
        9. Select, Save Selection
        10. Edit Selection
        11. The Saved Selections
      6. Compound Shapes and the Pathfinder Palette
        1. Compound Shapes
        2. Expanding a Compound Shape
        3. The Pathfinder Buttons
        4. The Pathfinder Palette Menu
      7. Graphs In Illustrator
        1. The Types of Graphs and Graph Tools
        2. Adding a Graph to the Artboard
        3. Adding Graph Data
        4. Changing Graph Type and Graph Data
        5. Customizing Graphs
      8. Troubleshooting
        1. Check the Layers Palette
        2. Choosing What to Select
        3. Compounding Problems
    3. 6. Utilizing the Four Types of Brushes
      1. Working with Brushes
        1. The Four Categories
        2. The Brushes Palette
        3. Brushes and Strokes
        4. Editing and Transforming Brushed Paths
        5. Brush-Stroked Type
      2. Creating and Modifying Brushes
        1. Creating or Modifying a Calligraphic Brush
        2. Creating or Modifying a Scatter Brush
        3. Creating or Modifying an Art Brush
        4. Creating or Modifying a Pattern Brush
        5. Loading Illustrator’s Other Brushes
      3. Troubleshooting
        1. Type Size and Brushes
        2. Expanding Brush Artwork for Print
        3. Styles and Brushes
    4. 7. Type and Text In Illustrator
      1. The Type Tools
        1. Type Tool and Vertical Type Tool
        2. Area Type Tool and Vertical Area Type Tool
        3. Path Type Tool and Vertical Path Type Tool
        4. Preferences and General Considerations
      2. The Palettes
        1. The Character Palette
        2. The Paragraph Palette
        3. The Multiple Master Design Palette
        4. The Tab Ruler Palette
      3. The Type Menu
      4. Text Containers, Outlines, and Attributes
        1. Linking Text Containers
        2. Wrapping Text Around Objects
        3. Filling and Stroking Text Containers
        4. Converting Text to Outlines
        5. Copying Type Attributes
      5. Fonts and Font Embedding
        1. Fonts and Font Families
        2. Multiple Master Fonts
        3. CID and OpenType Fonts
        4. Font Embedding
      6. Typographic Terminology
      7. Troubleshooting
        1. Copyfitting
        2. Taming the Tab Ruler
        3. Importing Text
  9. III. Manipulating Objects In Illustrator
    1. 8. Transforming and Distorting Objects
      1. Transformations and Distortions In Illustrator
        1. Transform, Envelope Distort, and Liquify
      2. The Basics of Transforming
        1. Transforming with the Selection Tool and the Bounding Box
        2. The Point of Origin
        3. Transforming Objects, Patterns, and Both
        4. Scaling Strokes and Effects
      3. The Transformations
        1. Free Transform
        2. Move
        3. Rotate
        4. Reflect
        5. Reshape
        6. Scale
        7. Shear
        8. Twist
        9. The Transform Palette Menu
        10. The Transform Again Command
        11. The Transform Each Command
        12. The Reset Bounding Box Command
      4. Envelope Distortions
        1. The Basics of Warping
        2. How Warps Work
        3. Editing a Mesh Object
        4. The Make with Mesh Command
        5. Reopening the Envelope Distort Dialog Box
        6. Using the Make with Top Object Command
        7. Envelope Options
        8. Releasing and Expanding Envelope Distortions
        9. The Edit Contents Command
      5. Illustrator’s Liquify Tools
        1. Working with the Liquify Tools
        2. The Liquify Tool Options
      6. Troubleshooting
        1. Showing and Hiding
        2. Checking Options
    2. 9. Working with Blends
      1. Creating Blends
        1. The Blend Menu
        2. Using the Blend Tool
        3. The Blend, Make Command
      2. Examining the Blend Options
        1. Smooth Color
        2. Specified Steps
        3. Specified Distance
        4. Orientation
      3. Adjusting Blend Paths
        1. Editing Spines
        2. Replacing Spines
        3. Reversing
      4. Expanding a Blend
      5. Troubleshooting
        1. Printing Blends
        2. Correcting Blend Spacing
        3. Different Spines
    3. 10. Illustrator’s Layers, Sublayers, and Groups
      1. The Layers Palette
      2. Illustrator’s Layers
      3. Working with Layers
        1. Creating New Layers and Sublayers
        2. Moving Elements in the Layers Palette
        3. Using Sublayers and Groups
      4. Templates
      5. Targeting Layers, Groups, and Objects
      6. Release to Layers
      7. Special Utilization of Layers
      8. Troubleshooting
        1. Disappearing Objects During Attribute Transfer
        2. Collect in New Layer Unavailable
        3. Moving a Group or Object Changes Appearance
        4. Layers Palette Viewing Options
    4. 11. Output Options
      1. Differences Between Page and Screen
        1. Color
        2. Resolution
        3. File Formats
      2. The PDF Option
      3. Other Output Options
        1. Presentation Programs
        2. Film Recorders
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. One Color Mode per Illustration
        2. Seeing Colors
        3. Changing the Number of Pixels
  10. IV. Enhancing Illustrator Objects
    1. 12. Understanding and Applying Color
      1. The Two Types of Color
        1. Additive Color
        2. Subtractive Color
      2. RGB Versus CMYK Versus Spot Colors
        1. Defining RGB Colors
        2. Defining CMYK Colors
        3. Spot Colors
      3. The Other Color Modes: HSB and Grayscale
      4. Reduced Palettes
      5. Determining the Color Mode
      6. Using the Color Palette
      7. Applying Color
      8. Using the Swatches Palette
        1. Global Colors
        2. Using the Swatch Library
      9. Troubleshooting
        1. Legacy Documents with Both RGB and CMYK Objects
        2. Multiple Color Modes
        3. Changing Nonglobal Colors
    2. 13. Applying and Defining Patterns
      1. General Rules Governing Patterns
      2. Fill Patterns
      3. Brush Patterns
        1. Creating a Brush Pattern
        2. Designing Brush Patterns for Pattern Brushes
        3. Creating Brush Pattern Side Tiles
        4. Creating Brush Pattern Corner Tiles
        5. Creating Brush Pattern Start and End Tiles
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. Trouble Defining Patterns
        2. Expanding Patterns for Print
        3. Resizing Brush Patterns
    3. 14. Using the Appearance and Styles Palettes
      1. Appearances and Styles
      2. The Appearance Palette
      3. The Appearance Palette Menu
      4. Applying Appearances to Groups and Layers
      5. The Styles Palette
      6. Style Libraries
      7. Troubleshooting
        1. Expanding Appearances
        2. Appearances Versus Styles
        3. Stationary Characteristics
    4. 15. The Gradient and Gradient Mesh Tools
      1. Working with Gradients
        1. The Anatomy of a Gradient
        2. Using the Gradient Sliders
        3. Saving and Applying Gradients
      2. Gradient Meshes
        1. Creating Gradient Mesh Objects
        2. Creating Gradient Mesh Objects from Raster Images
        3. Editing Gradient Meshes
        4. Printing Gradients and Gradient Meshes
      3. Troubleshooting
        1. Monitor Settings
        2. Outputting Gradient Mesh Objects
        3. Working with Mesh Points
  11. V. Getting the Most Out of Illustrator
    1. 16. Customizing Illustrator
      1. Keyboard Shortcuts: Speed for Illustrator Power Users
      2. Setting Illustrator’s Preferences
        1. General
        2. Type & Auto Tracing
        3. Units & Undo
        4. Guides & Grid
        5. Smart Guides & Slices
        6. Hyphenation
        7. Plug-ins & Scratch Disk
        8. Files & Clipboard
        9. Workgroup
        10. Online Settings
      3. Creating Illustrator Startup Files
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. Saving Your Shortcuts
        2. Setting the Point of Origin
    2. 17. Using Masks to Show and Hide
      1. Clipping Masks
        1. Creating Clipping Masks
        2. Editing a Clipping Mask
        3. Type as Clipping Masks
      2. Opacity Masks
        1. Creating Opacity Masks
        2. Editing Opacity Masks
        3. Type as Opacity Masks
      3. Troubleshooting
        1. Clipping Creation Conflicts
        2. Protecting Editable Type
        3. Clarifying Opacity
  12. VI. Between Vector and Raster
    1. 18. Raster Images and Rasterized Objects
      1. The Difference Between Vector and Raster
        1. What Is Vector Art?
        2. What Is Raster Art?
        3. Comparing Vector and Raster
      2. Rasterizing Objects in Illustrator
        1. The Rasterize and Raster Effects Settings Dialog Boxes
        2. Resolution and Antialiasing
      3. Troubleshooting
        1. Calculating Resolution for Print
        2. Vector-izing
        3. Rerasterizing
    2. 19. Exploiting Illustrator’s Transparency
      1. Working with Transparency In Illustrator
        1. The Transparency Theory
        2. The Transparency Palette
        3. Transparency Preferences and Other Settings
        4. Opacity Masks
      2. The Blending Modes
        1. Normal
        2. Multiply
        3. Screen
        4. Overlay
        5. Soft Light
        6. Hard Light
        7. Color Dodge
        8. Color Burn
        9. Darken
        10. Lighten
        11. Difference
        12. Exclusion
        13. Hue
        14. Saturation
        15. Color
        16. Luminosity
        17. Restricting the Effects of Blending Modes
      3. Outputting Transparency
        1. Preparing Transparent Objects for Print
        2. Transparency and the Web
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. Two Terms, One Concept
        2. Multiple Transparencies
        3. Picturing It on Paper
    3. 20. Using Filters and Effects
      1. About Filters and Effects
        1. What They Do and How They Do It
        2. Filters Versus Effects
        3. Why Use Filters?
      2. Illustrator’s Filter and Effect Menus
      3. The Top of the Menus
        1. Apply Last Filter/Apply Last Effect
        2. Last Filter/Last Effect
        3. Document Raster Effects Settings (Effect Only)
      4. The Middle of the Menus—Vector
        1. Colors (Filter Only)
        2. Convert to Shape (Effects Only)
        3. Create (Filters Only)
        4. Distort/Distort & Transform (Filters/Effects)
        5. Path (Effects Only)
        6. Pathfinder (Effects Only)
        7. Pen and Ink (Filters Only)
        8. Rasterize (Effect)
        9. Stylize (Filters and Effects)
        10. SVG Filters (Effects Only)
        11. Warp (Effects Only)
      5. The Bottom of the Menu—Raster
        1. Artistic (Filters/Effects)
        2. Blur (Filters and Effects)
        3. Brush Strokes (Filters and Effects)
        4. Distort (Filters and Effects)
        5. Pixelate (Filters and Effects)
        6. Sharpen (Filter and Effect)
        7. Sketch (Filters and Effects)
        8. Stylize (Filter and Effect)
        9. Texture (Filters and Effects)
        10. Video (Filters and Effects)
      6. Troubleshooting
        1. Circumventing the Unavailable Filter
        2. Back to Normal
  13. VII. Illustrator and the Web
    1. 21. Designing Web Sites and Web Pages
      1. Web Design with Illustrator
        1. A Few Web Graphic Basic Concepts
        2. Laying Out the Site
        3. Organizing the Pages
      2. Preparing for Web Graphic Creation
        1. Units of Measure
        2. Setting up the Other Preferences
        3. Page Setup
        4. View Options
      3. Color on the Web
        1. Color Spaces for the Web
        2. HTML and Hexadecimal Notation
        3. The Return of the Web-Safe Palette
      4. File Format Considerations
        1. Rasterization
        2. File Size and the Web
        3. Animation on the Web
      5. Cascading Style Sheets
        1. CSS in Illustrator
      6. Symbols and Symbolism for the Web
        1. How Symbols Work in Illustrator
        2. Working with the Symbolism Tools
        3. Symbolism Tool Options
        4. Replacing a Symbol in an Image
        5. Updating a Symbol and Breaking Links
        6. Creating a Custom Symbol
        7. Expanding Symbol Sets and Instances
      7. Slicing
        1. The Two Types of Slices
        2. The Slice Tool
        3. Using a Selection for Slicing
        4. Using Guides for Selections
        5. Object-Based Slicing
        6. Linking to a Slice in Illustrator
        7. Creating Image Maps
      8. Troubleshooting
        1. Correcting Banding in Images
        2. Web Images Unavailable
        3. Resetting Slices
    2. 22. Saving Images for the Web
      1. Control Graphic Images
      2. Color and the Web
      3. File Size and the Web
      4. Image Formats for the Web
        1. GIF
        2. JPEG
        3. PNG
        4. SVG
        5. SWF (Flash)
      5. Pixel Preview
      6. Save for Web and Image Optimizing
      7. The Color Table
      8. The Optimization Settings
        1. GIF Optimization Choices
        2. PNG-8 Optimization Settings
        3. JPEG Optimization Settings
        4. PNG-24 Optimization Settings
        5. SWF and SVG Optimization Settings
      9. Types of Dithering
      10. Optimizing Slices
      11. The Save Optimized as Dialog Box
        1. Saving Images, HTML, or Both
        2. Output Options
      12. Troubleshooting
        1. Minimizing Banding
        2. Onscreen Images Show Banding but Print Is Fine
        3. Viewing PNG Files
    3. 23. Flash and SVG Support
      1. Animation on the Web
      2. What Is Flash?
      3. What Is SVG?
      4. Preparing Vector-Based Animation for Flash
        1. Determining the Correct Size and Adjusting Timing
      5. Exporting to SWF
      6. Creating SVG Output
        1. SVG Filters
        2. Raster Images in SVG Files
      7. Dynamic SVG
        1. The SVG Interactivity Palette
      8. Saving as SVG
        1. SVG Options
        2. Font Subsetting with SVG
      9. Save for Web with SWF and SVG
      10. Troubleshooting
        1. Layers Palette Selections
        2. Overly Complex Flash Exports
        3. Embedding Raster Art
        4. SVG and Internet Browsers
  14. VIII. Pre-Press and Four-Color Process Printing
    1. 24. Commercial Printing and Trapping Issues
      1. Terms and Concepts
      2. The Basics of Printing
        1. Proofs
        2. Color Separations
        3. Imagesetters
        4. Printing Plates
      3. Color Issues
        1. CMYK Versus RGB Color
        2. Process Versus Spot Colors
        3. Preparing Spot Colors for Print
        4. The Separations Setup Options
        5. Registration Color
        6. Viewing and Correcting Colors
      4. Preparing Artwork for Print
        1. Overprinting and the Attributes Palette
        2. Overprint Preview
        3. Knockout
        4. Trapping
        5. Potential Path Problems
        6. Crop, Trim, and Printer’s Marks
        7. Document Info
        8. Resolution Options
      5. Service Bureaus, Print Brokers, and Printers
        1. Service Bureaus
        2. Print Brokers
        3. Printers
      6. Trapping
        1. Trapping Software and Plug-ins
        2. General Trapping Techniques
        3. Avoiding the Need to Trap
      7. Troubleshooting
        1. Simplifying Files for Printing
        2. Adding Registration Marks
        3. Document Information
    2. 25. Linking and Embedding Images and Fonts
      1. Linking Raster Images
        1. The Basics of Image Linking
        2. Working with Linked Images
        3. The Links Palette
      2. Embedding Raster and Vector Images
        1. Embedding Raster Images
        2. Embedding Vector Images
        3. Embedding Photoshop Files
      3. Embedding Text Files and Fonts
        1. Embedding Text Files
        2. Embedding Fonts
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. Preview Problems
        2. Losing Link Lines
        3. Preflighting
        4. Typefaces to Go
  15. IX. Illustrator Efficiency and Interoperability
    1. 26. Automation Through Actions
      1. Actions in Theory and Practice
        1. What Is an Action?
        2. The Actions Palette
        3. Using Actions
        4. The Batch Command
      2. Recording Custom Actions
        1. Recording a New Action
        2. Inserting Nonrecordable Commands
        3. Paths in Actions
        4. The Select Object Command
        5. Stops
        6. Modal Controls
        7. Editing Actions
        8. Saving and Sharing Action Sets
      3. Troubleshooting
        1. Checking It Twice
        2. Stop and Go
        3. Showing the Stop
    2. 27. Dynamic Data-Driven Graphics
      1. Dynamic Data-Driven Graphics—Overview
        1. How They Work
        2. Dynamic Data-Driven Graphics Terminology
        3. The Design Process
      2. Templates, Variables, and Data Sets
        1. Creating and Using Templates
        2. The Variables Palette
        3. Creating Variables
        4. Working With Data Sets
        5. XML IDs
        6. Variable Libraries
      3. Troubleshooting
        1. Variable Types
        2. Managing Data
    3. 28. Integrating Illustrator and Photoshop
      1. Illustrator Versus Photoshop
        1. Illustrator’s Vectors, Photoshop’s Rasters
        2. The Raster Advantage
        3. The Vector Edge
      2. Moving Artwork from Illustrator to Photoshop
        1. Saving as Illustrator, Opening in Photoshop
        2. Exporting from Illustrator in Photoshop Format
        3. Editable Text from Illustrator to Photoshop
        4. Copy and Paste, Drag and Drop
        5. Alternative File Formats
      3. Moving Artwork from Photoshop to Illustrator
        1. Opening Photoshop Files in Illustrator
        2. Copy and Paste, Drag and Drop
        3. Exporting Paths to Illustrator
        4. Round-Tripping
      4. Troubleshooting
        1. Catching Up, But Not Quite There
        2. Paths Versus Warping
  16. X. Appendixes
    1. A. Installing Illustrator
      1. Illustrator’s Easy Installation Process
        1. Preparing for Installation
        2. Installing Illustrator the Easy Way: Macintosh
        3. Installing Illustrator the Easy Way: Windows (Generally)
      2. The Custom Installation Procedure—Basic Files
        1. Adobe Illustrator 10
        2. Mac OS 9 to OS X Updater (Macintosh Only)
        3. Illustrator Plug-ins
        4. File Format Plug-ins
        5. Photoshop Filters & Effects
      3. Macintosh Custom Installation—Additional Files
        1. Presets
        2. Color Settings
        3. Helpers
        4. ICC Profiles
        5. Install SVG
        6. Kodak Photo CD Support
        7. Online Help
        8. Sample Files Folder
        9. Utilities Folder
        10. Adobe Online
        11. CMP Folder
        12. Settings
      4. Windows Custom Installation—Additional Files
        1. Brush Libraries
        2. Fonts
        3. CMap Files
        4. ICC Profiles
        5. Calibration
        6. Online Help
        7. Libraries
        8. Sample Files
        9. Utility Files
        10. Adobe Online
        11. Color Settings
        12. Style Libraries
        13. Keyboard Shortcuts
      5. What Can Be Skipped?
      6. What Can Be Deleted After Installation?
    2. B. Illustrator Assistance and Resources
      1. Basic Troubleshooting Diagnosis and Repair
        1. Illustrator Performance Issues
        2. File-Specific Issues
        3. Interoperability Issues
        4. Procedural Concerns
      2. Where to Go for Help
        1. Special Edition Using Adobe Illustrator 10
        2. The Illustrator User Guide
        3. Illustrator’s Help PDF
        4. Illustrator’s Help Menu
        5. Internet-Based Help Options
        6. Adobe Online
        7. The Adobe Support Web Site
      3. Tips for Searching and Asking
        1. Searching the Support Knowledgebase
        2. Using the User to User Forum
      4. The Adobe Expert Center
    3. C. Illustrator to Go
      1. Taking Illustrator with You
        1. Legalities
        2. Preparing a Portable
      2. Preparing an Image for the Client’s Computer
      3. Separations and Proofing
        1. Separation Problem Solving
        2. Types of Color Proofs
        3. Color Page Proofs
      4. Press Check Checklist
      5. Web Animation Checklist