How To: Use live trace in Adobe Illustrator

Use live trace in Adobe Illustrator

This how to video shows you how to do a live trace in Adobe Illustrator. First, open the image you want to use. From here, zoom out. Go to the corner of the image and hold shift and drag to shrink it. Zoom back in and then click the arrow beside Live Trace. Go to tracing options and click okay. Check ignore white so that you will not get a box. Click trace and then select expand. Click out of the image and click control y on your keyboard to show the outline of your file. If you did not check ignore white, you will have a box around your image. Save the file in any extension. Now your image has been traced in Adobe Illustrator.

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