Flexbox for Adobe Illustrator
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README.md

A UX for flexbox layout within Illustrator. Read the blog post.

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Installation

Requires Illustrator 2015.3 (latest Creative Cloud version).

  1. Download bloks.zip
  2. Unzip
  3. Copy the com.westonthayer.bloks folder to
    1. Windows: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe\CEP\extensions\
    2. Mac: /Library/Application Support/Adobe/CEP/extensions/
  4. Copy the native plugin to
    1. Windows (x86): copy WIN_32\BloksAIPlugin.aip to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3\Plug-ins\
    2. Windows (x64): copy WIN_64\BloksAIPlugin.aip to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3\Plug-ins\
    3. Mac: copy MAC/BloksAIPlugin.aip to /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC 2015.3/Plug-ins/

Finder/File Explorer may ask you for adminsitrator permission to copy to those folders. To uninstall, simply delete the files you copied.

Get started by opening a document in Illustrator and going to Window > Extensions > Bloks. Select two or more objects to create a BlokGroup.

Tutorial

For a quick introduction to how Bloks works, open samples/BloksTutorial.ai.