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• Illustrator CC: a complete tour of preferences [Mac & Win] with screenshots showing all program preferences as well as how to change global typesetting defaults and how to reset the preferences (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC a complete tour of preferences

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

Illustrator CC keyboard shortcuts

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

Illustrator CC tools and modifier keys

• A new PDF that explains the Pen tool technique in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop (updated for Illustrator CC 2014) (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC 2014 pen tool

• A PDF explains Pen tool technique in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC pen tool

• A 14 x 20 poster of Illustrator CC [Mac] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC keyboard shortcuts poster for Mac

• A 14 x 20 poster of Illustrator CC [Windows] keyboard shortcuts (download) (buy a poster) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC keyboard shortcuts poster for Win

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

Illustrator CC swatches 2014 300px

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

illustrator cc brushes guide 2014 300px

• A PDF for browsing Illustrator CC symbols from all the symbols libraries (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Illustrator CC symbols 2014 300px

• 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) (EPUB) (PayPal)

Digital Pica Ruler

• A zipped-up Illustrator Custom Tool Panel for Illustrator CC (with the January 2014 update only) for installing a custom tool panel with almost all the tools showing. (download) (EPUB) (PayPal)

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

Mac OS Users Library Preferences Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings en_US Adobe Illustrator Prefs or

Windows Users Username AppData Roaming Adobe Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings en_US x64

Once the file is copied into the Preferences folder, restart Illustrator CC (version with the January 2014 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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