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Using the Gap Tool

Gaps are the spaces between objects. There may be times when you want to change the size of two objects, but keep the same amount of space (gap) between them. The Gap tool makes it very easy to change the width or height of the objects without affecting the size of the gap between them.

To use the Gap tool to resize objects:

  1. Select the Gap tool in the Tools panel letter-c.jpg.
  2. Move the cursor inside the space between two objects. A gray highlight and double-headed gap cursor appear. This indicates that the gap space has been selected.
  3. Drag the cursor up and down for horizontal gaps or left and right for vertical gaps. The gap remains constant while the sizes of the objects change letter-d.jpg.
  4. Use the following modifiers to change how the Gap tool works:
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