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How to use drawing and type tools
in InDesign


Drawing and type tools

    • pen
    • Pen Tool
    • Pen tool lets you draw straight and curved paths,read more.
    • add anchor
    • Add Anchor Point tool
    • Add Anchor Point tool lets you add anchor points to a path.
    • delete anchor
    • Delete Anchor Point tool
    • Delete Anchor Point tool lets you remove anchor points from a path.
    • Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
    • Convert Anchor Point tool
    • The Convert Direction Point Tool is only used for changing the curve level of a specific anchor point; it can’t move the anchor points around. If you click on it once without dragging anything around, the curves are removed. If you click and hold, the curves of the specific anchor point are changed.
    • Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
    • Type tool
    • Type tool lets you create text frames and select text.
    • Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
    • Type on a path tool
    • The Type on a Path Tool, on the other hand, types around an object. You’d use this on an object you’ve already created. For example, use this with an ellipse if you want to create text in an arch.
    • Rectangular grids
    • Pencil tool
    • Pencil tool lets you draw a freeform path.
    • polar
    • Smooth tool
    • The Smooth Tool is used in conjunction with the Pencil Tool to smooth out any bumps that might have occurred in your vector object.
    • rectangle
    • Eraser tool
    • The Erase Tool is used to erase parts of an object or line. If, for example, you erased straight through a circle object, you’d be left with two half-circle objects that can be selected independently.
    • Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
    • Line tool
    • This tool creates a line. Hold shift while you click and drag to keep it straight horizontal, vertical, or at a 45-degree angle.
    • ellipse
    • Rectangle Frame tool
    • The Frame Tools function just like regular object tools, but they’re specially formatted to have photos placed in them. They can easily be distiguished from regular object boxes because, in Normal Mode, the objects will have an X going through them. The Frame tools are really only helpful if you’re creating a template and need to distinguish which objects are meant to have photos placed in them and which ones aren’t. Otherwise, regular object tools can also have photos placed in them.ter drawing, you can click once to open the dialog box and see what the settings are for what you've just drawn. Click OK if you want to copy it, otherwise click Cancel.
    • Polygon
    • Ellipse Frame tool
    • Just like the Rectangle Frame Tool, but it’s in the shape of an ellipse.
    • star
    • Polygon Frame tool
    • Just like the Rectangle Frame Tool, but it has however many sides you want.
    • Photoshop Elliptical Marquee Tool.
    • Rectangle tool
    • Rectangle tool lets you create a square or rectangle.
    • path eraser
    • Ellipse tool
    • Ellipse tool lets you create a circle or oval.
    • perspective
    • Polygon tool
    • Polygon tool lets you create multi-sided shape.


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