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I need to know how many objects i got selected

Feb 3, 2013 5:17 AM

Hi all,


I need to know how many objects i got selected for a particular issue and ussualy are too many to count one by one. I know that this information is provided in other software like Corel or Freehand, but I didn't find out how to get this info in Illustrator.


Any idea?



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    Feb 3, 2013 5:26 AM   in reply to Tsnmrz

    Open the Document Info palette.

    From its flyout menu, turn on Selection Only and Objects.


    The palette will not remember those settings. You have to re-select them every time you relaunch Illustrator.


    The Document Info palette is a half-baked hack, tagged-on to display a subset of the information in the normally-hidden programmer's window, instead of incorporating the data properly into the program's interface. So it's another completely unintuitive grab-bag of important information that everyone needs, but no one would expect to look for there.



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    Feb 3, 2013 8:14 AM   in reply to Tsnmrz

    ...that question has been baking my noodle for a time...luckily we have this forums.

    It's covered in the manual.



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