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Place symbol in Illustrator

Place symbol in Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 2015 2014 etc how to tutorial

Place symbol in Illustrator

  1. window menu and symbols

  2. select symbol in Illustrator symbols panel

  3. right side menu

  4. "place symbol instance" command

  5. go to the artboard

  6. re-size placed symbol and re-position

This does require an open document as well as the ability to add the symbols (artboard etc not locked). The placed symbol can now be manipulated in Illustrator.

Alternative approach

  1. go to the symbols panel

  2. select symbol

  3. drag to the artboard

Symbols to buy

1. Symbols for use in Adobe Illustrator

Sources and references for the Illustrator symbols

1. Symbols on Adobe.com

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Updated: August 2017