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Lucas Martin
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extracting parts of vector images

Aug 5, 2012 3:51 AM

HI!

 

I've been struggling to copy one part of a logo to use it in different part of a document. If I ungroup all the elements in the logo then double click to select the part I want, when I paste the bounding box(?) of the pasted componant is the same size as the entire logo. Also, if I try to move the pasted part outside the bound box(?) of the original logo it disappears..

 

What am I not understanding that will help me achieve what I want to do??

 

Cheers..

 
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    Aug 5, 2012 4:07 AM   in reply to Lucas Martin

    Could you please post a screenshot with the object selected and the Layers Panel expanded?

    If stuff gets overly complex it might be easier manipulating the object in the Layers Panel anyway.

     
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    Aug 6, 2012 1:20 AM   in reply to Lucas Martin

    Double-clicking enters isolation mode and if you do stuff inside a group, it will be reflected one level up in the hierarchy of course. that may be why your object seems to disappear - you're moving it inside the group, not at the document root level.

     

    Mylenium

     
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