Adobe Illustrator Shortcut keys – Font: Size, Leading, Kerning & Tracking

Adobe Illustrator Shortcut keys – Font: Size, Leading, Kerning & Tracking Cmd + Shift + > or < = Increase/decrease font size Opt + Up or Down = Increase/decrease leading Opt + Left or Right = Increase/decrease kerning or tracking Cmd + Opt + Q = Reset kerning/tracking to zero This Tip is written in […]

Adobe Illustrator Shortcut keys Fill and Stroke Color

Adobe Illustrator Shortcut keys Fill and Stroke Color D = Default color (white fill & black stroke) X = Toggle between fill and stroke Shift + X = Swap fill and stroke color / = None (transparent) < = Color fill > = Gradient fill   This Tip is written in Mac  If you are […]

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Continuous Duplicates Based on Mouse Movement with Adobe Illustrator

Continuous Duplicates Based on Mouse Movement with Adobe Illustrator   With any shape tool, holding down the Tilde (~) key while dragging will make continuous duplicates based on your mouse movement. This can be very useful to create fun and complex artwork. [amazon_link id=”B003D8XE4K” target=”_blank” ][/amazon_link]

Add or Subtract Sides in Adobe Illustrator (CS3)

Add or Subtract Sides in Adobe Illustrator (CS3) With the Star Tool, drag on the Artboard (do not release the mouse yet), Press Up or Down arrow to add/subtract sides. This shortcut can also works for the Arc, Spiral, Rectangle Grid, Polar Grid, Polygon, and Flare Tool.