How do you make a perfect star in Illustrator?

To create the “perfect” star without having to change the settings, press-and-hold Option-Shift (PC: Alt-Shift) while clicking-and-dragging the star. Option/Alt changes the radius to the “ideal” setting for a perfect star and shift will ensure the sides of the star are straight.

How do you make a 12 point star in Illustrator?

Select the Star Tool. Create a shape by click-dragging, and don’t let go of the mouse – keep the button held down. With your non-mouse hand, hit the Up arrow on the keyboard to add points to the star. Hit the Down arrow to reduce the number of points.

What is a star tool?

(tôrks) A trademark for a screw with a head having a socket shaped like a six-pointed star and for a screwdriver with a tip that fits it.

How do you type the star symbol?

Press and hold the ALT key and type the number 9733 or 9734 to make star symbol. Use unicode star symbols in a html document or copy paste the character.

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