How to Use the Align Tool in Adobe Illustrator
Don’t scream with rage the next time you’re frustrated with Adobe Illustrator…just read some tips! If you’re stumped about object alignment, then you’ve come to the right place. I’d like to use my Illustrator expertise to teach you a thing or two! Today’s lesson will be the first in an ongoing series of AI-themed blog post tutorials.
Here’s how to use the Align tool in Adobe Illustrator:
The Align Tool can be found under Window>Align on your tool bar:
By selecting Multiple Items and using one of the align features, you can easily manipulate the items in relationship to each other.
The most common buttons you will use in proofing is the Horizontal Center Align and Vertical Center Align buttons.
With the Horizontal and Vertical Center Align buttons selected, objects will be centered in relationship to each other:
Select all of the items you want included and distribute accordingly, as shown below:
So, now you know how to properly align objects and text in Adobe Illustrator. Hungry for more helpful hints? We’ll have more for you before you know it. Stick with me and I’ll have you up to speed on Illustrator in no time!
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