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  • Create a symbol out of an object you want to reuse in a file as an instance.
  • An instance is linked to the original symbol.
  • Create a symbol set with the Symbol Sprayer.


Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:10
  • Symbol Sprayer 0:54
    • Symbol Sprayer Tool
    • Symbolism Tools Options
    • Break Link To Symbol
  • Symbol Shifter Tool 8:33
    • Symbol Shifter Tool
  • Symbol Scruncher Tool 9:44
    • Symbol Scruncher Tool
  • Symbol Sizer Tool 11:03
    • Symbol Sizer Tool
  • Symbol Spinner Tool 13:02
    • Symbol Spinner Tool
  • Symbol Stainer Tool 13:57
    • Symbol Stainer Tool
  • Symbol Screener Tool 16:08
    • Symbol Screener Tool
  • Symbol Styler Tool 17:12
    • Symbol Styler Tool
  • 9-Slice 18:59
    • 9-Slice
  • Lesson Summary 23:35