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How to use an SVG file in Adobe Illustrator

Posted on 15th November 2016
Ensure that your file has been downloaded and unzipped to use.

1- Select your file.


2-  Open the SVG file you require.


3- Once your file is open select Object in the top toolbar, and select " Ungroup" this will separate your SVG files once.


4- Go to Object again and repeat selecting " Ungroup" This will separate your SVG files again.


5- If you select the layers tab on the right you will see your SVG layers all separated now.


6- If you follow through the drop down layers you can select the different images.


7-  You can then select the layers even further so you can change smaller parts of the SVG file.


8- You can change the colour or the size of the SVG file parts by selecting it and adjusting it.


The file used is from and is the Happy Birthday SVG scrap kit

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