Digital Graphics Daily Log 2019

Sept. 13, 16, 2019

Install Fonts. 

1. Download font. (www.dafont.com)

2. Unzip download

3. Locate .ttf or .otf file. ( Double click to install)

4. Font will install through Font Book software.


Sept. 11 - 12,  2019

Group Objects 

1. Select all objects

2. Command + G, 2. Object Menu / Group Object, 2. Right Mouse click, Group Object.


Sept. 9,10, 2019

How many handles does a point have? 

2


Sept. 5,6, 2019

How do you change the color and thickness of the stroke? 

In the Controls bar you can change the color and thickness of the stroke


Sept. 3,4, 2019

Where should you save your files? 

1. Illustrator Files: Desktop / Digital Media / Illustrator

2. Exported Files: Desktop / Digital Media / Portfolio


Aug. 29,30, 2019

What are the hotkeys for the Undo and constraining? 

1. Undo: Command + Z

2. Constrain: SHIFT


Aug. 27 - 28, 2019

How do you export to a .png image? 

1. File / Export / Export As...

2. Save As: nameplate.png. ( Choose PNG from the Format options). Check the Use Artboards box.

3. Resolution: Medium (150 ppi). Click OK.


Aug. 23,26, 2019

How do you create a perfect ring with color? 

1. Create two Ellipses  . Hold down down SHIFT to constrain.

2. Block select both Ellipses.

3. Choose: Window / Align.

4. Select Center Vertical and Center Horizontal .

5. Choose: Window / Pathfinder.

6. Select Minus Front .


Aug. 21,22, 2019

What are the hotkeys for the Selection, Rectangle, Ellipse Fill Color & Zoom Tools? 

1.  Selection (V)

2.  Rectangle (M)

3.  Ellipse (L)

4.  Fill Color (X)

5.  Zoom (Z) (Alt+Scroll Wheel) (Command + or Command -)

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