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• NEW! Illustrator CC 2017: shape tools guide. Page size is 8.5" x 11" (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 shape tools guide

• Illustrator CC 2017: a complete tour of preferences [Mac & Win] 8 pages with screenshots showing all program preferences as well as how to change global typesetting defaults and how to reset the preferences for troubleshooting. Page size is 8.5" x 11" (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Iillustrator CC 2017 tour preferences

• A PDF of Illustrator CC 2017 [Mac & Win] frequently-used keyboard shortcuts (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

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• A PDF detailing all Illustrator CC 2017 tools, and shortcuts, and modifier keys (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC 2017 tools modifier

• A new PDF that explains the Pen tool technique in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop (updated for Illustrator CC 2017 to include new pen tool behaviors like rubber band and path segment reshape). (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Pen Tool Technique 2017

• A 14 x 20 poster of Illustrator CC 2017 [Mac] keyboard shortcuts (Download) (Buy a Poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

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• A 14 x 20 poster of Illustrator CC 2017 [Windows] keyboard shortcuts (Download) (Buy a Poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

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• A PDF preview guide of Illustrator CC 2017 Swatch Panel Libraries of Colors and Patterns (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC 2017 swatches patterns

• A PDF of Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Brushes Guide, showing 25 brush libraries (Download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC 2017 brushes guide

• A PDF for browsing Illustrator CC 2017 symbols from all the symbols libraries (Download) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC 2017 symbols libraries

• A PDF for browsing Illustrator CC 2017 graphic styles from the Graphic Styles libraries (except for the Additive graphic styles) (Download) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC 2017 graphic styles

• A printable PDF twelve-inch-long ruler with Picas on one side and inches on the other. When you print it from Acrobat, take care not to print it with the automatic Fit turned on. Also, most printing devices may vary in their accuracy, so scaling it up or down slightly may be necessary (Download).

Digital Pica Ruler

• A zipped-up Illustrator Custom Tool Panel for Illustrator CC 2017 (you must be operating the January 2014 update version or later) for installing a custom tool panel with almost all the tools showing. (Download) (PayPal)

To install: download the zip file and then unzip/extract the one file (named Tools Panel Presets) from the zip package. Copy and paste or move this file into the following Illustrator CC folder:

Mac OS: UserName  Library Preferences Adobe Illustrator 21 Settings en_US or

Windows: Users UserName AppData Roaming Adobe Adobe Illustrator 21 Settings en_US x64

Once the file is copied into the en_US folder, restart Illustrator CC 2017 (or 2015 or 2014 with update) and click on Window > Tools > Mikes Open Tool Panel.

Can you dock this tool panel? Yes. Can you change it from one to two columns? Yes. But with this version, you cannot make more than 2 columns, and you cannot add the buttons under the Stroke and Fill area.

Illustrator CC custom tool panel

• A zipped-up file for Illustrator for making a wireframe globe shape (Download)

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