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Adobe Illustrator CS, the industry-standard for creating graphics for print, the Web, and other media, is an essential tool for anyone who needs to express ideas visually. Innovation is central to the Illustrator legacy, and as the role of graphic designers has expanded from print to the Web and other media, Illustrator has delivered a rich feature set and reliable production tools that make delivering work to multiple mediums easy. Now, Adobe Illustrator CS builds on this tradition by pairing features that open the door to graphic inventiveness—such as powerful 3D tools—with forward-looking enhancements to core design tools, including an all-new approach to ® type. Tight integration with other leading Adobe tools, such as Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe InDesign, helps you work efficiently. Performance is faster, and a new printing interface and enhanced Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) support enable a flexible workflow. For creative professionals, Web designers, video professionals, and other professionals who use graphics to communicate, Illustrator CS is a powerful design tool for creating the broadest possible range of graphics. With Adobe Illustrator CS, you’ll be able to:
• Explore Your Creative Vision—Have fun exploring a limitless variety of creative possibilities, and easily

About Adobe Illustrator CS Adobe Illustrator CS is a part of the Adobe Creative Suite.The Adobe Creative Suite is a complete design solution that provides today’s creative professionals with the tools they need to create and publish content for print and the Web faster, more easily, and more affordably than ever.

produce projects using new options that include support for 3D graphics and a playful Scribble effect. Whatever type of project you’re producing, these new features give you more tools for adding visual impact to your work. Plus, more than 200 professionally designed templates help you jump-start projects.
• Use Essential Design Tools—Capture the visual essence of an idea using industry-leading tools that make

the process of creating and refining artwork easy. Create polished typography quickly with powerful new type features, use the new template file format to reuse your designs easily, and take advantage of numerous user interface enhancements that help you sustain your creative momentum. Illustrator CS provides the core design tools you need to communicate your ideas with clarity.
• Work Efficiently—Use Adobe Illustrator to make your ideas come to life—then publish them wherever you

like, from print and the Web to broadcast video, cell phone displays, and more. A completely redesigned printing interface ensures fast and reliable printing, and enhanced Adobe PDF support expands your options for sharing files. Performance is faster across the board, so you can work more interactively. And new integration with Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office streamlines your workflow. This document describes the new features in Adobe Illustrator CS. The first three sections explain the new features in the program. The final section outlines pricing and availability and provides system requirements. For more information, please visit

Explore Your Creative Vision
Adobe Illustrator CS helps you tap into your creativity. Flexible new 3D options make it easy to add a new dimension to your work by quickly creating 3D design elements. The new Scribble Effect lends artwork a loose, hand-drawn look instantly. Professionally designed templates help you get projects started quickly. And you can combine these new features with other essentials like envelopes, live distortion, transparency, symbolism tools, and custom artwork brushes to make your work come alive. When you need to create distinctive graphics or singular designs that bring your talents to the fore, the flexible tools in Adobe Illustrator can help spark your imagination. There’s no better way to highlight your unique perspective than to experiment freely in an environment that prizes your creativity.

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and is ideal for creating cubes. and map artwork onto its surfaces. including support for viewing layers in Adobe Acrobat® 6. and other content (see page 4) • 90-minute digital training video in the box (see page 10) • Scribble Effect for adding a loose. 3D shapes are “live. When you use the Extrude command. and then mapped a label that was saved as a symbol (right) onto the bottle’s surface.0 (see page 11) • Faster performance in every area (see page 14) • Built-in tools for creating 3D graphics quickly (see page 2) • New interface and expanded functionality for printing (see page 12) • Save for Microsoft Office command for easy integration (see page 14) • Template file format for easy reuse of artwork files (see page 10) • More than 200 professionally designed templates. more than 100 Adobe OpenType fonts.2 Top 10 New Features in Adobe Illustrator CS • All-new type capabilities. you can interactively control the appearance of lighting and other object attributes. you can see how a new 3D element looks in the context of your artwork as you spin it using the track cube. Depending on the look you want to achieve. A separate 3D object was created for the cork. you can make changes easily at any time without affecting the element’s 3D appearance. you can extrude. For example. glasses. To create this packaging mockup for a wine bottle. including character and paragraph styles and advanced OpenType feature support (see page 5) • Enhanced Adobe PDF support. The new 3D Effect makes it easy to create 3D type. and can also add an interesting look to 3D type and other objects. The effect provides an intuitive interface for creating just the look you want. revolve. Beveled edges are widely used for designing buttons and other types of navigational aids. The Revolve option is perfect for turning a simple path into a 3D shape by revolving it around a central axis—ideal for producing bottles. and other regular geometric shapes. you can also make the edges of the object appear chiseled by selecting a Bevel option. Illustrator CS makes it easy to add 3D elements to your work. 3D type. and the Preview option lets you see changes interactively. Use options in the 3D Effect to transform shapes you draw in Illustrator into 3D artwork.” so changes you make to the original 2D object are automatically reflected in the 3D shape. Now. and also enables you to map artwork onto a shape’s surfaces. . and other circular shapes. objects. and then rotate them in space and even customize their lighting. a package design. The Extrude option extends the shape back into space by adding sides and a top. Using the integrated new 3D Effect. Because the effect is live. or a title for a video production. hand-drawn look to artwork (see page 3) 3D Effect Rendering objects in perspective is a time-honored way to bring the illusion of depth to printed materials. we drew an outline (far left). or rotate shapes. you can transform type and other shapes you draw into 3D objects. The 3D Rotate option is great for transforming a shape in 3D space. and more. used the 3D effect to rotate it (center). whether you’re producing a logo. adjust how it is lit. As you work.

you can use several other features in Illustrator to take your work even further. Taking 3D Shapes Further Once you’ve created a 3D shape you’re pleased with. you can create animated scribbles. Using the 3D Effect. Because the 3D Effect is fully integrated into Illustrator. such as the example in the sidebar at left. For example.3 Controlling the Surface Appearance and Lighting for 3D Shapes You can make your 3D artwork look more realistic by adjusting the way it is illuminated and by controlling its surface characteristics. masking images. you can simulate a wide variety of surfaces. and then apply it to any other object to quickly recreate the same appearance. By blending two objects with the Scribble Effect applied. Mapping Artwork Onto 3D Shapes One of the most exciting aspects of the new 3D support in Illustrator CS is the ability to map artwork onto the surfaces of the 3D shapes you create. You can also manipulate the surface appearance of the objects you create to create a range of looks. adding cross-hatching to a design. If the look of your 3D shape is something you’d like to use again. choose the Wireframe option. Scribble Effect Have fun making vector artwork look loose and hand-drawn with the new live Scribble Effect. and you can control the intensity of each light individually. For example. we extruded the square. . you can create eye-catching 3D animations such as the one below by blending two 3D objects. the Scribble Effect is also handy for quickly making formal design elements look casual and friendly. mapped the dot pattern for the numbers onto each face. we started with a simple square that is partially transparent. you can combine it with these and other features to create truly eye-catching designs. and adjusted the lighting. you can create jumpy. Or. Great for adding a child-like charm to artwork. attention-grabbing animations. Plastic Shading is the default option. then exported the results as a Macromedia® Flash™ (SWF) animation. or create 3D shapes with no shading at all. You can shine as many lights as you like on a 3D object. you can create the appearance of a metallic surface by illuminating a high-contrast gradient fill with dramatic lighting. then export them as Macromedia Flash (SWF) files. Any artwork you create in Illustrator can be applied to the face of a 3D shape—all you need to do is save it as a symbol (a feature introduced in Illustrator 10). we blended two instances of the artwork. then exporting the results as a SWF file. If you blend two shapes that have the Scribble Effect applied. and provides both Matte and Gloss controls that determine how shiny or soft the highlights on the object appear. then exporting the blend as a Macromedia® Flash™ (SWF) file. or creating animated wiggly lines. You can also modify the component shapes of the 3D object by choosing Object > Expand Appearance. you can also select a shadow color that’s used for all of the lights illuminating an object. To create transparent dice (right). you can save the formatting as a graphic style. You can also apply the Scribble Effect to clip art and other objects to quickly add personality. you can apply labels to packaging mock-ups so your clients can visualize how a design will work in context. You can also use Diffuse Shading. creating scratchboard-like illustrations. By adjusting these controls and combining them with other illustrative effects. To create the animation of rolling dice (far right).

and a gift certificate. save the effect as part of a graphic style. disc labels. And like other live effects in Illustrator. professionally designed templates—including 50 Japanese language templates—that help you start typical projects quickly. layers. Applying the Scribble Effect to vector elements adds interest instantly. you can choose from five different CD and DVD design options. and Korean fonts) and professional swatch and symbols libraries are included. and it’s a great tool for adding texture to a design. Professionally designed content in the box Illustrator CS includes more than 200 real-world. thanks to the new Welcome screen (see page 10). symbols. you can quickly create interesting irregular shapes to use as image masks. tray cards. For example. For designers who prefer to start with a blank page. swatches. In addition to providing a range of design ideas. and more. a series of blank templates make starting typical projects such as business cards a snap. more than 100 free OpenType fonts (including Roman. a DVD disc label. a Web page layout. and other elements. and more. In addition. front and back for a postcard. Templates included with Illustrator provide a variety of designs for common projects. such as (starting on the top row from left) a business card. templates include custom-sized artboards. Chinese. and each option includes separate templates for booklets. . you can edit the object the effect is applied to without having to reapply or modify the effect. Accessing free content is easier as well. so new users can use them to learn new production techniques. styles.4 Because the effect makes it easy to control how far outside the lines of the original shape the scribble is drawn. as well as how straight or loopy the line is. Japanese.

From superior text composition that eliminates “rivers” of white space and bad line breaks in paragraphs to ensuring that ligatures are used and punctuation is nicely positioned. you might define a style that automatically reformats number combinations as fractions. a WYSIWYG font menu. With Illustrator CS. All-New Type Capabilities For more than a decade. a font choice—to the elaborate. and discretionary ligatures. optical kerning. such as run-in heads or words that require particular emphasis. and swash alternates. You can define and work with as many styles as a document’s design requires. Illustrator CS gives you the power to take your type to a whole new level. and much more. Styles help you maintain high production standards by ensuring that all of the text in a design uses consistent formatting. Styles can also help ensure fast. such as titling. fractions. so team members can load styles from it as easily as they would load color swatches. Adobe Illustrator CS brings a new level of refinement to the design tools at the heart of your work. New support for character and paragraph styles helps you make short work of formatting textintensive documents. Because you use them day in and day out on nearly every project you create. accurate text formatting even when a large project team is working on a series of documents with interrelated designs. Paragraph and Character Styles Format text quickly and easily using the paragraph and character styles in Adobe Illustrator CS. Styles also save you time because they enable you to apply a rich set of formatting attributes with a single click of a mouse. more flexible. whether for entire paragraphs or shorter segments. Offering industry-leading support for OpenType fonts and a powerful new approach to text composition. for more information about the new template file format. . expressive typography. ordinals. In addition to standard formatting options. and styles can include combinations of formatting attributes that range from the simple—say. your path from initial inspiration to finished design is more direct than ever. For example. you simply make the Illustrator file accessible. Character and paragraph styles. and more powerful—so you can use type to communicate your message more effectively.5 Use Essential Design Tools The industry-standard graphics tool. Adobe has re-invented the typography tools in Illustrator CS to be more intuitive. Now Adobe Illustrator CS introduces a redesigned text engine and forward-looking features that make it easier than ever to set great-looking type. both paragraph and character styles can include advanced OpenType options. automatic ligatures. support for the advanced layout features built into OpenType fonts. To share paragraph and character styles with colleagues. new text box options. so you can re-use your designs easily. and illustrators and designers who use Illustrator create type treatments of astonishing diversity and quality. Inspired by innovations in Adobe InDesign. and a whole new text composition engine— these are just a few of the new type features you’ll find in this release. Illustrator CS can also save documents as templates. contextual. You can also save styles as part of an Illustrator template file. Adobe Illustrator has set the standard for typographical excellence. you’ll quickly find that Illustrator CS is indispensable when you need to set good-looking type. Illustrator CS helps you streamline many of the tasks traditionally required to produce exquisite. please see page 10. Other new type features include support for character and paragraph styles. New type features in Illustrator CS make creating logotypes and other type treatments easier than ever.

OpenType fonts use a single font file for both Macintosh and Windows computers. if you select the Swash option and the selected OpenType font includes alternate Swash glyphs. Viva. a small cap. Chaparral Pro. including glyphs previously only available in expert sets and characters for non-western languages such as Greek and Cyrillic. Prestige Elite. context-sensitive access to the special characters designed into a font. To enable you to use OpenType features in your work right away. OpenType fonts offer two primary benefits: they make sharing documents across platforms easier because the same font file is used by Mac OS and Windows. Adobe Minion Pro (one of the OpenType fonts included with Illustrator CS) offers richer results. in the bottom example. The Adobe Type Library is now available in OpenType format. When you select any of these options. and required no extra time or effort. such as fi ). Courier. For example. and they enable you to set distinctive type by providing easy. the lowercase “f ” might appear as the default character. Access OpenType features from the new OpenType palette. A single OpenType font file can also include many more glyphs (a glyph is a visual representation of a character) than other font formats.adobe. Wood Type Ornaments. please visit www. Adobe Ming. the numbers will be automatically reformatted as a fraction. so you can move files from one platform to another without worrying about font substitution and other problems that cause text to reflow. Lithos Pro. Illustrator automatically replaces the default glyph for a particular character or combination of characters with any contextually appropriate alternative. News Gothic. OpenType fonts can include an expanded character set and layout features. Mesquite. In addition to expanding the number of glyphs—visual representations of individual character designs—a font can contain from hundreds to tens of thousands.6 OpenType Font Support Adobe Illustrator CS introduces advanced support for OpenType fonts. The top example uses the default figure glyphs for Adobe’s Warnock Pro font (an OpenType font available from Adobe). Giddyup. Trajan Pro. as well as Japanese. or as a swash with fancy flourishes. Century Old Style. so the “st” ligature and swash version of the lowercase “e” are automatically inserted. . Nueva. Discretionary Ligatures and Swash options were selected from the OpenType palette. Adobe Garamond Pro. Adobe Caslon Pro. the Contextual Alternates option was selected. if you have the Fractions option selected and type 3/16 in an OpenType font that supports arbitrary fractions. For example. Myriad Pro. Illustrator CS includes special OpenType commands for automatic context-sensitive substitution of alternate glyphs. Stencil. Charlemagne. typographically correct. The Adobe OpenType font Caflisch Script Pro includes a rich selection of contextual alternates. Kozuka Mincho. The text in the top line uses the standard version of Adobe’s Minion font. More about OpenType fonts The OpenType format is an extension of the TrueType SFNT format that also can support Adobe® PostScript® font data and new typographic features. Kozuka Gothic. programs like Illustrator that provide advanced OpenType support allow you to substitute one version of a letterform for another. and Korean OpenType font families: Bernhard Modern. and brings the advantages of both the TrueType and PostScript font formats into a new format that takes advantage of Unicode character encoding. Rosewood. The OpenType font standard was developed jointly by Adobe and Microsoft. The top example uses default glyphs. providing broader linguistic support and more precise typographic control. In addition to these general benefits.” which is part of the font name and appears in application font menus. Illustrator CS includes more than 100 fonts from 24 western-language OpenType font families. Illustrator CS automatically uses standard ligatures (ff and ffl in this example). Birch. OpenType fonts can be installed and used alongside PostScript Type 1 and TrueType fonts. Minion Pro. The results are visually distinctive. Myriad. In Illustrator CS. Because OpenType fonts don’t assume that a character is represented by only one glyph (as earlier font formats did). Feature-rich Adobe OpenType fonts can be distinguished by the word “Pro. you can choose to have standard numbers (left) automatically reformatted as fractions (right) when working with OpenType fonts that support arbitrary fractions. Letter Gothic. so alternate glyphs and ligatures are automatically used when appropriate. Chinese. with other characters as part of a ligature (a glyph that combines multiple letters into a single visual form. In the bottom OpenType options for Proportional Oldstyle figures and Swash characters were selected. they will be used. To view or buy these fonts. and Adobe Myungjo. Brush Script.

Simply double-clicking inserts the selected glyph. Specify the number of columns and rows. and whether text flows between linked objects from right to left or left to right. Illustrator CS also sets typographically correct quotation marks and apostrophes as you type. you could access these special characters only by memorizing keyboard shortcuts or manually formatting individual characters using a separate “expert” version of a font that included the character you wanted. as you type using any OpenType font— a small detail that can make a big difference in making your type appear professional. the default spacing between characters is visually uneven or crowded. Previously. You can also determine the size of the inset between the text and the object containing it. and the size of the gutter. line. When applied to a word. To help balance your desire for quality against your drive to meet schedules. or paragraph. The Show option on the palette lets you see the entire font or select subsets of related characters. You can browse all of the glyphs available. the width and height of those rows and columns. Use the Glyphs palette to insert alternate glyphs. such as Ornaments. how the baseline is set. even when the kerning pairs built into the font are used. Illustrator CS introduces two features that automate kerning: The text on top uses the default spacing between letters. • Optical kerning—The new optical kerning option in the Character palette automatically kerns text to produce optimal spacing. but the process is time-consuming.7 Automatic Ligatures and Smart Quotes Illustrator CS automatically sets standard ligatures. the word waffle would use the “ffl” glyph. or choose a subset by selecting options from the Show menu. such as fi and fl. Discretionary Ligatures. whether or not they’re a fixed size. Illustrator analyzes the visual characteristics of text and automatically determines the ideal spacing for the characters—even when that text mixes different fonts and font sizes. To help streamline production processes. Terminal Forms. Designers have long used manual kerning to adjust the space between awkward-looking pairs of letters. but would still be spell-checked as though it used individual letters. Columns and Rows and Other Area-Text Enhancements Quickly produce multi-column designs by defining columns and rows in any text area. Kerning is cumulative. accessible way to see all of the glyphs in a font. . Optical Kerning and Optical Margin Alignment With many fonts. so you can always adjust optically kerned text to suit your eye. Applying the optical kerning option from the Character palette (bottom) instantly fine-tunes the visual relationships between pairs of letters. Illustrator spell-checks and hyphenates words that use these ligatures just as it would standard letterforms. Easy Access to Alternate Glyphs The new Glyphs palette in Illustrator CS offers a fast. and more. A small arrow in the lower-right corner of a character indicates that alternate glyphs are available. For example. and certain letter combinations look awkward.

You use Optical Margin Alignment most often to hang punctuation. The example on the left uses Optical Margin Alignment. you can customize the dot type and pattern for tab leaders. The main goal in setting longer runs of text—in brochures. which applies hyphenation and justification settings to one line of text at a time. Because it composes text one line at a time. a unique Adobe composition engine used in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. minimal hyphenation. Shifting punctuation marks slightly outside the edge of the text area creates a more even-looking edge. but other characters are subtly shifted as well in order to produce typographically good-looking results. especially in narrow columns. Both the Every-line Composer and the Single-line Composer are commands on the Paragraph palette popup menu.” Every-line Composer The Adobe Every-line Composer (left) produces even-looking text that is pleasing to the eye and easy to read. Every-line Composer for Optimized Paragraph Composition The new Every-line Composer in Adobe Illustrator CS gives you the ability to produce exquisitely typeset text without fine-tuning line breaks by hand. just as Illustrator did in the past. or you can design your own graphics to use as tab leaders. such as quotation marks and hyphens. Because it can optimize earlier lines to avoid unattractive breaks later on—a capability unique to Adobe’s professional graphics applications—the Every-line Composer automatically produces text with even spacing. consistent word and letter spacing. examines all of the text in an area to determine the best combination of line breaks across the entire run. the Singleline Composer (right) results in choppy line lengths. and no distracting “rivers” of white space flowing from line to line. In addition. Single-line Composer Illustrator CS also includes the Single-line Composer. and other materials you create with Illustrator—is to produce the most elegant line breaks you can with minimal hyphenation. Custom Tab Leaders With Illustrator CS. . In contrast.8 • Optical Margin Alignment—This option automatically adjusts the position of punctuation and text charac- ters at either end of a line to make the edges of a text block look more visually even. and few if any visible “rivers. Illustrator now lets you set unlimited numbers of tabs. the punctuation in the example on the right is visually distracting. The Every-line Composer. consistent line lengths. and punctuation marks such as the opening quote and the hyphens on the first two lines extend slightly beyond the text area to allow the letters to form a more even line. and creates an irregular edge. Notice also that the use of Optical Margin Alignment (left example only) and OpenType features (both examples) create a polished look in keeping with the author’s sophisticated wit. packaging.

K. onto a path. Looking for more information about text features in Adobe Illustrator CS? For detailed information. • Improved text linking and deletion—Text linking is now more flexible: any text area. and whether it favors better word and character spacing or fewer hyphens. an IME editor for entering Japanese text. can be linked to any other text area. • Onscreen highlighting of missing fonts—Illustrator CS automatically highlights fonts that are used in a document but are not available on a computer system.S. you can now delete a linked text block without also deleting any text it contains—the text now flows back into the previous box. including path text. and the Path Text Options dialog box includes additional options for controlling the position of the text relative to the path. Adobe Illustrator CS expands this support with more sophisticated controls for formatting Japanese text. and characters that can’t be separated. and U.html. This includes customizable mojikumi rule sets for determining optimal character spacing. and desired settings for word spacing. a composite font editor. You can also control character alignment with precision using options in the Path Type Options dialog box. The new Path Type submenu on the Type menu provides five pre-set alignment options. from U. Now you can create a wider range of looks for projects that use path text with a minimum of effort. Illustrator also now reduces clutter in your documents by automatically deleting empty text blocks that are created by clicking a type tool and not entering text. and Turkish. thanks to new built-in formatting options. characters that cannot begin or end lines. Control how long a word must be before Illustrator hyphenates it. French. visit www. Path type is now more flexible. glyph scaling. so you can identify and fix problems easily. you can also disable this option. including a white paper about changes to the text engine in Illustrator. and more. Expanded Support for Japanese Typography Adobe Illustrator is the standard for design in most countries. Additional Type-Related Enhancements Adobe Illustrator CS includes a number of enhancements that add polish to the type you set while streamlining your work. Serbian. or you can choose to update all type objects when you open the file with Illustrator CS. so you can choose the fonts you want to use visually. maximum. and then into a second area. Plus. and German to Icelandic. . so it’s possible to flow text from one area. Polish.9 WYSIWYG Font Menu The Font menu in Adobe Illustrator CS displays each font face you have installed.adobe. and you can see at a glance what format a font uses (for example. we used the Rainbow (top). Here. Skew (middle) and Stair Step (bottom) options. New justification controls allow you to set minimum. • Expanded language support—Spell-check and hyphenate the text in your Illustrator documents in 29 languages. New Path Type Options Illustrator CS expands your options for designing text on a illustrator/indepth. as well as editable kinsoku shori rule sets for handling Japanese punctuation. • Warning about text reflow—Open documents created in older versions of Illustrator with confidence: you can choose to have the text in legacy documents remain just as it was designed until you click an insertion point to edit it. and a preference for hiding or showing Japanese text options in Roman versions of Illustrator. Illustrator also includes other enhancements. letter spacing. the green and black O indicates an OpenType font). Then use the Find Font command (available in previous versions of Illustrator) to replace the missing fonts with installed ones or identify the missing fonts so you can install them. Experimenting with different faces is now faster and more direct. and support for file sharing between different language versions has long made it possible to share designs globally. • Enhanced hyphenation and justification controls—Illustrator CS provides significantly enhanced hyphen- ation and justification controls. such as automated tate-chu-yoko controls. English. If you prefer. whether Illustrator hyphenates capitalized words.

and other elements that are used in all of a particular client’s collateral or advertising. • Specify a sample size in pixels for the Eyedropper tool. you can create templates that contain artboard dimensions. so new users can get up to speed more quickly. Other enhancements are designed to make Illustrator more intuitive. Here’s an overview of some of the user interface enhancements in this release: • Learn about Illustrator and how to make the most of key features: Watch a 90-minute Total Training video by expert author and trainer Deke McClelland that is included on a CD in the box. swatches. • Open and save Style. untitled document.10 Save Files as Templates Illustrator CS now includes a template file format. character and paragraph styles. and Symbol libraries right from their respective palettes by choosing the Open Library and Save Library commands from the palette menus. • Automate more tasks with Scripting enhancements. Customer-Driven Enhancements Input from customers has helped Adobe make many improvements to the features you rely on. which makes it easy to use completed designs as the basis for new projects. symbols. For example. • Optimize and export WBMP graphics for use on wireless devices. • Take advantage of richer support for the SVG file format: Illustrator now supports the use of SVG primitives. • Learn about new features in Illustrator CS and access tutorials and other free content by choosing options from the Welcome to Adobe Illustrator CS screen that appears when you first launch the program. Brush. expanding your options for manipulating objects in the SVG files you import and export. • Use a lock button on the Transform palette to scale objects proportionally. Templates are especially handy for projects where specific content changes but the overall design remains largely the same. • Print and export linked EPS and Adobe PDF files that interact with transparency—including duotones— without embedding them. Swatch. • Choose a custom scale size for DXF and DWG files on import. guides. including the ability to automate all new features—such as the new Printing interface—with expanded scripting support. using a template prevents the original file from being overwritten by opening a new. When you’re basing new versions of a design on an existing project. .

Here is a brief look at the new options available when you save your artwork as Adobe PDF files: Compatibility Choose whether to make your Adobe PDF file compatible with Acrobat 4. compatibility with the new Adobe PDF 1. and even cell phone displays—is one of the most effective ways for companies to build recognizable brands. Improved consistency with transparency flattener presets Because the Adobe PDF file format cannot process transparency natively.0. Acrobat 5. You can now save transparency flattener settings as presets to save time and ensure consistency. no matter what medium you need to deliver it for.5) files offers optimal flexibility. broadcast. and others to open and view your artwork files in Adobe Acrobat or the free Adobe Reader. medium-. and Acrobat 6 Layered PDF for quickly exporting top-level layers in Illustrator files to the Adobe PDF 1. unless you plan to incorporate the Adobe PDF file into an application that only supports older Adobe PDF versions. Press PDF for automatically flattening transparent elements for high-end print production. so you can sustain your creative momentum.0 as well as . you can choose to use the flattener settings you specified for your document in the Document Setup dialog box. and support for layers. including compatibility with Acrobat 6. Faster performance means Illustrator can keep pace with the flow of your ideas. Illustrator provides a comprehensive set of options that make repurposing a design easy. In addition. or an Excel spreadsheet. You can also depend on import and export support for a wide variety of file formats.0.0.0 and the Adobe PDF 1. Tight integration with other Adobe products makes moving rich content from Illustrator into other authoring tools. Because each medium has unique production requirements. as well as tight integration with leading Adobe products and Macromedia Flash.® Now Illustrator CS introduces new support for Adobe PDF. Illustrator includes three Adobe PDF Presets: Illustrator PDF for optimal preservation of transparency when exporting Adobe PDF files for use in other applications. Presenting a consistent visual identity across different mediums—print. you can apply transparency flattener styles as you save Adobe PDF files and save Adobe PDF settings as presets to streamline Adobe PDF creation.0 (PDF 1.11 Work Efficiently Adobe Illustrator CS is a versatile tool that enables you to take the graphics you produce virtually anywhere. Saving files as Acrobat 6. In addition. and bleeds in Adobe PDF files. a Word report. and you can easily create your own as well. New integration with Microsoft Office means your graphics look great whether they’re used in a PowerPoint® presentation. A new printing interface—similar to the one in InDesign—ensures fast. Illustrator CS includes three transparency flattener presets for low-. Enhanced Adobe PDF support provides better integration with Adobe Acrobat® 6. printer’s marks. your clients. extensive security options. making it easy for you.0. . so you can make trade-offs between quality and speed of output.5 format. Illustrator CS provides enhanced controls for flattening transparent artwork as you save Adobe PDF files.5 language specification. such as Adobe InDesign or Adobe GoLive® easy. or the latest version. and high-resolution output. Enhanced Adobe PDF Support Adobe Illustrator has used Adobe PDF as its native file format for several versions. the Web. Time-saving Adobe PDF presets Save Adobe PDF settings as Adobe PDF presets to streamline production and ensure consistency. reliable results every time you print.5 file format for further manipulation in Adobe Acrobat 6. Acrobat 6.

multiple spot channels can be imported and 16-bit color data can be converted to 8-bit on import. Preview how selected print options interact with your artwork as you select options on different panels in the Print dialog box. Security Specify a range of security options for import and export of Adobe PDF files.5) files. you can link Photoshop duotone and tritone PDF images and print them accurately from Illustrator. This section describes how the revised print interface improves the printing process. so you can easily produce consistent results every time you print. JPEG 2000. so you no longer have to keep two versions of your original file. Expanded Print Capabilities One of the top priorities for Adobe Illustrator CS was to refine the printing experience and make Illustrator print jobs more efficient and reliable to output. Select tiling options right in the Print dialog box. and details how a variety of new or enhanced options—from print presets to printer’s marks—can help you output your artwork more reliably. when viewing the file in Acrobat 6. Compression Use the same compression options available in Adobe Acrobat Distiller. Use new Scaling options to fit oversized artwork onto a single sheet of paper.0 (PDF 1.5 format and the new industry-wide compression standard. encryption method (40-bit or 128-bit). choose whether to optimize Adobe PDF files for faster Web viewing. and whether printing. such as passwordprotection. Text editability has been improved because the two programs now share the same underlying text composition technology. Also. and other changes are allowed. Also. Expanded viewing options Choose to automatically view the Adobe PDF file in Acrobat or Adobe Reader after Illustrator saves it. so others can display optional content. Plus. Use new Print Styles to save time and ensure consistency at output. To achieve this. whether to a desktop printer or a high-end print production device. . Use the consolidated Print dialog box to select all print-related options. Summary Check a list of all of the Adobe PDF settings you’ve specified before saving the final file. Tighter integration with Adobe Photoshop Move layered files between Photoshop and Illustrator more easily. content copying and extraction.12 Flexible Adobe PDF layer support Save layered Illustrator CS files as layered Acrobat 6. Printer’s marks and bleeds Include printer’s marks and bleeds in Adobe PDF files for proofing and to support Adobe PDF-based print production workflows. Illustrator CS introduces a streamlined user interface and next-generation support for fast and reliable printing. such as alternative designs or multilingual text. including the new Adobe PDF 1.0.

you can print whatever combination of trim. elim- inate mistakes. and offers detailed visual information about how your current print settings will interact with your selected media. and some LanguageLevel3 RIPs) that support this feature. Choose File > Print Presets to define new presets. . You specify whether Illustrator prints a single full page. and you can easily create your own as well. In addition. which makes controlling dot characteristics. Time-saving print presets With Illustrator CS. and high-resolution output. so you can output jobs more quickly when printing to PostScript RIPs (Adobe PostScript 3 RIPs. You can now save transparency flattener settings as presets to save time and ensure consistency. the offset distance from the artwork. You can also customize printer output without the use of an EPSF Rider file. so it’s easier and more intuitive to print large designs on multiple pieces of paper. you can specify the percentage Illustrator scales the artwork. This workflow is also optimized for additional in-RIP processing. you could save print presets for each of your proof printers to quickly set the options you typically use. you can choose to use the flattener settings you specified for your document in the Document Setup dialog box. or save print presets on the fly in the Print dialog box. You can also still define page tile settings on the artboard using the page tool. The new Print Preview displays a thumbnail view of your artwork. and page information marks you want. With the Custom Scale option. Improved consistency with transparency flattener presets Because most printing devices and the EPS file format cannot process transparency natively. more unified interface makes it easier to specify printing options quickly and accurately to achieve the results you want. tiles full pages. from tiling and custom page sizes to printer’s marks. In addition. such as trapping and imposition. You can now specify all print settings in the Print dialog box. The new Fit to Page option automatically scales your artwork to the paper size while maintaining the proper aspect ratio. Illustrator treated printer’s marks as a unit—you either printed them or you didn’t. Illustrator CS provides enhanced controls for flattening transparent artwork as you print or export it. and automate common printing tasks. it’s easy to print oversized artwork on standard paper sizes. you can specify the weight of the trim marks. as well as whether the width and height are scaled in proportion to each other or scaled separately. Now. screen angles. you can save print settings as print presets to save time. Interactive print preview Illustrator CS now offers visual feedback in the Print dialog box. Print presets you’ve saved or imported appear on the Printer Presets submenu in the General panel of the new Print dialog box. Convenient scaling options With Illustrator CS. color management output profiles. More flexible printer’s marks In the past. medium-. some Adobe PostScript Level 2 RIPs. You also control the placement of the artwork on the tiled pages by clicking a point on the Placement icon or specifying a value for Origin X and Origin Y (which are calculated in relation to the upper-left corner of the artwork). Illustrator CS now supports in-RIP separations. This thumbnail view is always visible. and transparency flattener settings. or you can specify different bleed amounts for each edge. color bar. Independent bleed settings Illustrator CS expands your choices in specifying bleed settings as well: You can set the bleed area to a uniform distance along all four sides of the artboard. For example. New separation options In addition to support for printing host-based separations. Intuitive tiling controls Tiling controls in Illustrator CS now appear within the unified Print dialog box. or tiles imageable areas. and screen resolutions for individual inks faster and more direct. This new. so you can make trade-offs between quality and speed of output. In-RIP separations print more quickly because only one PostScript file—rather then four or more— is sent to the RIP. no matter which panel is selected in the Print dialog box. registration.13 Here is a brief look at the new options available when printing from Illustrator CS: Streamlined user interface Illustrator CS eliminates the Page Setup and Separations Setup dialog boxes. and whether you use Roman or Japanese printer’s marks. and consolidates their functionality in the comprehensive new Print dialog box. Illustrator CS includes three transparency flattener presets for low-.

you can pursue your ideas in a more interactive environment. visible layers. Plus. From copying and pasting to scrolling around the artboard. the new Save For Microsoft Office command saves your graphics in a format that gives you greatlooking results every time. or an Excel spreadsheet. a Word document. printing. This enhanced capability makes it easier to proof or print comps of individual parts of complex artwork. this new option saves you time by ensuring your artwork displays and prints beautifully when viewed in Microsoft Office documents. you can print either composite output or separations (both host-based and in-RIP) of all layers.14 Finer control when printing layers With Illustrator CS.) Faster performance Adobe Illustrator is faster across the board. you can print only selected objects as either composite output or separations. or all visible. so you can work more quickly. . (Note: Specify whether layers are visible and printable in the Layers palette. and saving files. Whether you’re working on a Windows or Mac OS system. printable layers. Tighter integration with Microsoft Office When you need to move artwork from Illustrator into a PowerPoint presentation.

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