How to Automate Actions in Illustrator

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Actions are a set of commands or a series of events that you can record and playback in the Actions panel. Actions are great for complex or repetitive tasks. I use the Actions all the time, especially when working with icon sets or buttons, like in the previous tutorial. If you are familiar at all with the Actions panel in Photoshop, you will have no problem with the Actions in Illustrator.

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Split Into Grid Illustrator

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When I think about the features I use most in Illustrator I was kind of surprised that one of the top functions was Split Into Grid Illustrator. I only use it for a couple specific things, but I do these things all the time. If you are not using the Split Into Grid Illustrator feature or don’t know much about it, I think you will like these tips. Let me know if you use the Split Into Grid Illustrator tool for anything else.

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Weekly Vector Inspiration #9

Weekly Vector Inspiration #9

This post is part of a weekly series showcasing inspirational vector art selected by Vectips. Although the series showcases vector art, some work might just be vector inspired, not created completely with vector art. If you have any art suggestions, feel free to comment! I have also started a vi.sualize.us account so you can stay up-to-date with inspirational vector images. Check out the Vectips profile.

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Weekly Vector Inspiration #8

Weekly Vector Inspiration #8

This post is part of a weekly series showcasing inspirational vector art selected by Vectips. Although the series showcases vector art, some work might just be vector inspired, not created completely with vector art. If you have any art suggestions, feel free to comment! I have also started a vi.sualize.us account so you can stay up-to-date with inspirational vector images. Check out the Vectips profile.

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