What does the shaper tool do in Illustrator?
In this week’s CreativePro video, Michael Ninness demonstrates the power of Illustrator’s Shaper tool. Use it to hand draw shapes, combine and delete segments, and manipulate objects, all without having to switch to any other tools.
What is a shaper tool?
Shaper, metal-cutting machine in which the workpiece is usually held in a vise or similar device that is clamped to a table and can be manually operated or power driven at right angles to the path of a chisellike cutting tool with only one cutting edge held on the end of a reciprocating ram.
How do you create a shape in Illustrator?
Tips for Creating Shapes in Illustrator
- Press and hold the Shift key while dragging with the Rectangle or Ellipse tool to create a perfect square or circle. …
- Create a shape from the center out by holding down the Alt (Windows) or Option (Mac) key while dragging.