As if that isn't cherry enough, I will share them in haiku form. Okay, not really, but would you buy it if I said couplets? Iambic pentameter? Free verse? Okay, at least they have parallel formatting (kind of).
7 reasons to use Adobe Illustrator today
- Impression. Produce professional-looking graphics at the click of a button.
- Conversion. The ability to convert to JPEG, PDF, AI, and many other file formats. Making them portable by email, wiki, twitter, Facebook, and Skype.
- Inclusion. The ability to place text, photos, graphics, and more in ONE piece of software.
- Connection. Linked files that update when you change the original file. Let me explain: let's say you place a photo of a kitten in your adobe design. Then, you go back to that kitten photo and add a mustache. Reopen your AI file, update the links, and taa daa, your kitten has a mustache--no need to add the mustache in both places.
- Precision. You can adjust the dimensions, position, rotation, scale and more of an object down the decimals of a measurement.
- Flexilibity. Your client doesn't like that shade of green? Wants that rectangle nudges .2 inches to the right? Recolor your artwork on the spot, use guides to move your rectangle.
- Recognition. I'm not talking about status. Simply import a scanned image or drawing and play with the live paint and live trace buttons. Adobe will recognize and trace your work, so you can modify it digitally.
Bonus: cool things like this and this.
The conclusion: improve your workflow, streamline your graphics, and impress your friends today.
Microsoft publisher commands are just a weak fascimile in comparison, and I will never go back.