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Review questions

1: Describe how to draw straight vertical, horizontal, or diagonal lines using the pen tool.
A1: To draw a straight line, you click twice with the pen tool—the first click sets the starting anchor point, and the second click sets the ending anchor point of the line. To constrain the straight line vertically, horizontally, or along a 45deg; diagonal, hold down Shift as you click with the pen tool.
2: How do you draw a curved line using the pen tool?
A2: To draw a curved line using the pen tool, you hold down the mouse button and drag to create the starting anchor point and set the direction of the curve, and then you click to end the curve.
3: How do you draw a corner point on a curved line?
A3: To draw a corner point on a curved line, hold down Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac OS) and drag the direction handle on the end point of the curve to change the direction of the path, and then continue dragging to draw the next curved segment on the path.
4: How do you change a smooth point on a curve to a corner point?
A4: Use the direct-selection tool ( ) to select the anchor point, and then use the convert-anchor-point tool ( ) to drag a direction handle to change the direction.
5: What tool do you use to edit a segment on a curved line?
A5: To edit a segment on a curved line, select the direct-selection tool ( ) and drag the segment to move it, or drag a direction handle on an anchor point to adjust the length and shape of the segment.

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