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Last reply by: Professor Simpson
Wed Oct 2, 2013 2:39 PM

Post by suresh mamidala on September 30, 2013

what/where is the option key.


  • Segments of a path have a start and end point called an anchor point.
  • An anchor point is used to manipulate a line segment.
  • An open path has unconnected anchor points.
  • A closed path has connected anchor points.
  • A smooth anchor point connects two curved segments.
  • A corner anchor point connects straight or curved segments with a direction change.


Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:07
  • Line Segment & Arc Tool 0:42
    • Line Segment Tool
    • Arc Tool
  • The Pen Tool & Convert Anchor Point Tool 2:26
    • Pen Tool & Make Curves
    • Convert Anchor Point Tool
  • Working With Points 7:46
    • Add & Remove Points
    • Align Points
    • Join Points
  • Paths 16:12
    • Smooth Path
    • The Scissor Tool & Close Paths
    • The Scissor Tool & Open Paths
    • Divide & Split Paths
    • Simplify Paths