Switch Between Preview and Outline in Adobe Illustrator CS6

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    You should have Illustrator open and a document ready
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    You can have any image or object.
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    Click "View" at the top-left side of the window in the horizontal toolbar
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    Click "Outline"
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    Alternatively, press "Ctrl" + "Y" on the keyboard. Outline literally turns your document and workspace into an outline, which simplifies the details even in complicated images.
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    Click "View" and then "Preview"
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    Alternatively, press "Ctrl" + "Y" to return to your "Preview" screen.
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