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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.

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2-  Open the SVG file you require.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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