Day 19: Using the Symbol Tools

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Symbols help you to create repeated design elements easily. First, you will need to create a symbol which acts like a master copy. New instances you created are linked with the master copy. Once you update the master copy, the instances will automatically update the graphic but retain all the transformations made to the symbols.

Creating a New Symbol

Once you have created your graphic, select and drag it to to Symbols Palette (Window>Symbols). Click OK to confirm.

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