RE: Using the free transform tool in Adobe Illustrator

Subject: RE: Using the free transform tool in Adobe Illustrator
From: "Laura Fergusson" <l -dot- fergusson -at- codestuff -dot- net>
To: "Laura Fergusson" <l -dot- fergusson -at- codestuff -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 12:43:37 +0100

Having investigated further, I have the feeling that this tool just
doesn't work on placed objects. Worked fine with a vector object I
drew...

Any ideas how to do it with a placed object?

L



From: Laura Fergusson
Sent: 18 May 2009 12:16
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Using the free transform tool in Adobe Illustrator



Hi all



I'm using AI CS2 on an XP PC.



I am trying to add perspective to an object. I select the image, then
the Free Transform Tool, then I start to drag the bounding box, then
finally, I press Ctrl-Alt-Shift (as it says in the help).

However, regardless of what I let go of first (the keys or the mouse
button) the object reverts back to its original size.



What am I doing wrong? It's driving me mad! I have searched this and
other forums but no luck.



Please help!



Many thanks

Laura



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