How to Get Rid of the Perspective Tool in Adobe Illustrator 5

By Randall Blackburn

Use the Perspective Grid when designing 3-D graphics in Illustrator CS5.
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The Adobe Illustrator CS5 Perspective Grid tool displays a grid over the active image, enabling you to create a 3-D graphic. If you have enabled the Perspective Grid tool and you don’t know how to turn it off, take heart: you can toggle the feature off and on using three different methods. Toggle Perspective Grid on and off from the View menu, by pressing a combination of keyboard keys or by clicking an icon in the Tools panel.

Step 1

Open Adobe Illustrator CS5 and click the “View” option in the top navigation menu to display the View menu. Click the “Perspective Grid” option in the View menu. Click the “Hide Grid” option. The grid disappears from view and the Hide Grid option changes to Show Grid. Click "Show Grid" to redisplay the grid.

Step 2

Press the “Ctrl-Shift-I” to toggle the Perspective Grid feature off. Press the key combination again to turn the feature back on.

Step 3

Click the Perspective Grid tool icon in the Tools panel to toggle the Perspecive Grid on and off.