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Chapter 5. PATH CREATION TOOLS > Using the Arc Tool

Using the Arc Tool

Here’s the tool for Indiana Jones — the Arc tool.

To choose settings for the Arc tool:

1.
Choose Window > Toolbars > Xtra Tools to open the Xtra Tools toolbar.

2.
Double-click the Arc tool in the Xtra Tools panel 37. This opens the Arc dialog box 38.

Figure 37. The Arc tool selected in the Xtra Tools toolbar.


Figure 38. The Arc dialog box allows you to choose from open, flipped, or concave arc settings.


3.
Choose Create open arc if you want a simple arc. Deselect this option if you want your arc to form a wedge shape 39.

Figure 39. Notice the difference between an open arc (left) and a closed arc (right).


4.
Choose Create flipped arc to reflect the arc from one direction to another.

5.
Choose Create concave arc to create an arc that curves inside a corner.

6.
Click OK to return to the work page.


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