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Chapter 5. PATH CREATION TOOLS > Using the Rectangle Tool

Using the Rectangle Tool

One of the most basic objects you can create is a rectangle. This includes plain rectangles, squares, and rounded-corner rectangles.

To draw a rectangle:

1.
Click the Rectangle tool in the Tools panel 5.

Figure 5. The Rectangle tool selected in the Tools panel.


2.
Position the plus sign cursor (+) where you want one corner of the rectangle and press to start the rectangle.

3.
Drag diagonally to the opposite corner 6.

Figure 6. To draw a rectangle, drag the cursor along the diagonal line between two corners.


4.
Release the mouse button when you are satisfied with the size of the rectangle.

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Hold the Opt/Alt key to draw a rectangle outward from the center point.


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