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The Transformations

The transform capabilities are spread among six tools, one palette, and eight menu commands. Although there is overlap in what they can do, these items differ in how they do it. For example, you can rotate a selection using the Rotate tool, the Transform palette, or the menu command Object, Transform, Rotate. The choice may be one strictly of convenience, or you might need to take advantage of a particular option of one of the techniques. The Rotate tool allows you to set the point of origin anywhere. The Transform palette and the Rotate menu command give you precise control over the amount of rotation. The menu command allows you to preview the rotation. Which you choose depends on your situation. The choices are described in the following sections.

Free Transform

The Free Transform tool is a multipurpose tool that duplicates the capabilities of several others. It is not itself directly duplicated by a menu command or the Transform palette. This tool can rotate, scale, reflect, shear, and distort:


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