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Drawing Segments Using the Freehand Drawing Tool

  1. Select the Freehand Drawing Tool.
  2. Adjust the Tolerance value in DesignCentral.

    The higher the tolerance value, the smoother the path becomes.

    Tolerance = 0 pixels

    Tolerance = 10 pixels

    Tolerance = 20 pixels

  3. Click and drag to create the path. Hold Shift to create a straight line.
  4. While still creating the path, hold Ctrl (command in Macintosh) and drag back over the path you just created to erase it.

    Drawing a Freehand Path

    Erasing a Path

  5. To close the path, place the cursor close to the starting point and click when the cursor shows a small circle underneath.

See Also

Creating Paths

Drawing Straight Segments Using the Bezier Path Tool

Drawing Curved Segments Using the Bezier Path Tool

Drawing Arcs Using the Bezier Path Tool

Converting Objects into Paths

Converting Stroke to Outlines