How to Use Adobe Illustrator Variable Data with XML

If you’ve ever had to use Adobe Illustrator to set up multiple variations of a single file, then using the “Illustrator Variable Data” feature could save you a lot of time. It’s not very intuitive to set up, though, so I made up this tutorial.

Illustrator “Transform Each” tutorial

I had cause in a project recently to have to reduce the size of a bunch of objects to the same dimensions. Luckily, Adobe Illustrator’s Transform Each command was up to the task. Except… there’s a surprising limitation. Check the video for more info: