Sothink SWF Easy - Drawing Tools
There are several drawing tools in Toolbar for you creating artwork quickly. Once you create a shape or text, it will turn to Properties panel under the canvas. You may edit your shape and text there.
To select, move, resize, rotate or skew element.
To change or edit the element's shape.
Select the reshape arrow in tools panel and click the element you want to reshape. You will see many anchors around it. Move cursor to the anchor. When it changes to "", you can drag the anchor to the new position or click on and delete this anchor. When it changes to "", you can adjust the line's radian or click to add a new anchor.
To draw a straight line.
To draw freehand line.
To drawing an oval or round.
To draw a square, rectangle, polygon, or star shape.
|Draw a square:
Click the drop-down arrow in the Rectangle to choose "Square". Then go to Properties panel and do some setting before drawing.
|Draw a round rectangle:
Click the drop-down arrow in the Rectangle to choose "Round Rectangle". Then go to Properties panel and do some setting before drawing.
|Draw a polygon:
Click the drop-down arrow in the Rectangle to choose "Polygon". Then go to Properties panel and do some setting before drawing.
|Draw a star:
Click the drop-down arrow in the Rectangle to choose "Star". Then go to Properties panel and do some setting before drawing.
To draw line segments or a set of connected Bezier curves.
Draw line segments
Choose Pen tool and click where you want the line to start on the canvas. Then click where to make second anchor of your line and so on. If you want to end the line, right-click the canvas.
Draw Bezier curves
Position the mouse cursor where you want to begin a curve. Press and hold the left mouse button to place the curve anchor. Drag the mouse cursor in the tangent direction of the curve to be drawn. Release the mouse button to finish.
To input text content.
Position the pointer where you want the text to start and drag to the desired width or height. Input characters in the text field. Highlight the characters and choose a Font, click on, and see it appear on the canvas. Change the size, bold and italic as you like. What you see is what you get-- change a setting and see the result immediately.
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