Common Task Issues

How do I embed fonts and images into my file?

You set the options for embedding fonts, images, and other information after choosing File > Save As or File > Save A Copy. Options vary, depending upon the file format you choose. Learn more about saving artwork.

How do I create a logo?

How do I make the background of my logo transparent?

Learn how to view and change transparency in this article on transparency and blending modes.

How do I trim or cut an object?

Illustrator provides several methods to cut, divide, and trim objects, including the Knife and Scissors tools.

How do I crop a photo in Illustrator?

Illustrator uses masks, rather than cropping, to hide parts of images. Learn how to use and edit clipping masks

How do I rotate canvas view?

To rotate canvas view, use the Rotate View tool or trackpad.