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Step 5: Duplicating the Ellipses

Creating a Popup Gift Box in Adobe Illustrator


Create a unique gift box for small gifts using Adobe Illustrator. Tutorial by Sara Froehlich.
copy the left flap to the right
Select the ellipse with the Selection tool (V). Open General preferences again (cmd/ctrl +K) and change the keyboard increment setting to "6 in" (without the quotes). Click OK to accept the setting and close the preferences dialog.

Hold the opt/alt key (to duplicate the object, remember?) and press the right arrow key on the keyboard. This will pop a copy of the ellipse to the right side of the top rectangle.

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