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Chapter 12. Béziers > To draw a freehand box, line, or text path:

To draw a freehand box, line, or text path:

1.
Choose the Freehand picture box , Freehand line , Freehand text box , or Freehand text path tool.

2.
Press and drag to draw a path. To close a freehand box, just release the mouse—the path will close automatically and a line segment will join the first and last points . Or, move the pointer back over the starting point and release the mouse.

To end a line, just release the mouse.

Tip

If you want to trace a picture, import the picture into a picture box, lock the box so you don't accidentally move it, put it on its own layer using a layer XTension, and lighten it using Style menu > Contrast or by applying a light tint to it via the Colors palette.



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