How to place a symbol in Illustrator tutorial

Place symbol in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 2017 2015 2014 etc how to tutorial, how to add them

Place symbol in Illustrator

place symbols in Illustrator how to
  1. Window menu and symbols (for the place of Illustrator 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 presets (artboard etc not locked).


The instance can now be manipulated in Illustrator CC 2018 2017 2105 etc. The preset is placed in the center of the artboard though it can always then be removed. Note that only one preset at a time can be placed using this method


Alternative approach to the placement - just drag the artwork from panel - go to the presets panel and then select the preset you want and then drag that to the artboard


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