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Shattered Text In Adobe Illustrator

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Create the Text & Convert to Outlines
Create the Text & Convert to Outlines
A recent request in the discussion forum inspired this tutorial on how to create a shattered text effect in Illustrator CS.

Using the pathfinder palette, you can shatter the text. Create your text. Click the selection tool to get a bounding box around the text, then go to Type > Create Outlines. This makes a group of separate objects of the letters.

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