The Adobe Illustrator Interface.
In Adobe Illustrator interface article, we will learn Exploring panels, hiding and un-hiding panels, Control Panel, Hide and Unhide control, navigate documents, rulers’ guides, grids, bounding box, smart guides, and preview outline, Using workspaces.
Adobe Illustrator interface, we start from Exploring panels.
After creating a new file. You will see on the left-hand side Panels.
You can drag window document everywhere on the screen.
Hide and Unhide Panels.
Click on any panel.
You can resize your panel according to your wish. Just click on the panel and move where you want to keep. Use tab Now tools and panel will be disappeared.
Use Tab Key from the keyboard, Now tools and panel will be disappeared.
Press shift+tab for disappearing panels only.
Open Image or any image. Which you have created.
When you click any part of the document then control panel (option bar)will be displayed like following.
If you click on the color from option bar with the shift key and then CMYK AND RGB will be shown (one of two).
Hide and Unhide control.
Zoom in and Zoom out.
Ctrl+ plus and ctrl+minus.
Pressing spacebar (to switch between zoom and hand tool).
Pressing the ctrl+space bar+alt key. (For Duplicating the object).
Open file more than one file at this example open two files.
Now you have opened two files.
To move each other you have to use the ctrl+tab key.
There are no of options. ( you can see multiple windows).
Rulers & Guides.
Ctrl+R(for the switch on ruler command).
Show rulers & Hide rulers.
Click on Ruler vertical or horizontal, continue drag at center.
Alow us to align object.
You can choose vertical and horizontal guides.
Right click on the guide (Lock and unlock guide).
Hide guides (ctrl+;).
Show Grids (ctrl+”)\Hide Grid\Snap to Grid.
There is the setting of Guides and Grids.
Show bound box & Hide bounding box.
It is like free transform tool where you can resize move, shape, rotate.
The smart guide is a very useful tool because it tells when you move the mouse over any the object it tells about the object and it creates automatically alignment lines.
The setting of smart guides.
Smart Guides. (ctrl+u).
Open PictureView==>Outline/ Preview.
You can save workspace according to your wish.