Selecting and Copying in Illustrator
When you are working in Illustrator, it is important to be able to select and copy blocks of text or objects. There are a few different ways to do this, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.
The most basic way to select text or objects is to click on them with your mouse. This will select the whole object or selected text.
Another way to select text or objects is to use the keyboard. You can use the keyboard to select individual letters, words, or entire blocks of text.
To select whole blocks of text, hold down the Ctrl key and select the text with your mouse. .
You can also select text or objects by using the Selection tool. The Selection tool is located in the toolbar at the top of the screen. This tool allows you to select multiple objects or text.
To select individual objects, hold down the Ctrl key and click on the objects you want to select. To select text, hold down the Ctrl key and click on the text you want to select.
When you are selecting text or objects, it is important to be aware of the selection boundary. The selection boundary is the line that separates the selected text or objects from the surrounding text or objects.
The selection boundary is usually invisible, but you can see it if you mouse over the selected text or objects.
If you want to copy the selected text or objects, you need to use the Copy tool. The Copy tool is located in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
To copy the text or objects, click on the Copy button. The Copy tool will open and you can then click on the destination area where you want to copy the text or objects.