Using the Eraser tool


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Using the Eraser tool

For the most part the Eraser tool works a lot like a Brush tool. In this movie we'll look at how the Eraser tool works. So I'll select the Eraser tool in toolbar and then in the Options area at the bottom of the toolbar, you can select different options for the Eraser tool. So I can choose an Eraser mode, Size and Shape and use Faucet mode. I'll turn on Faucet mode by clicking it. You can tell that Faucet mode is on because of the dark background. The Faucet mode erases contiguous fills. So if I click on the dark part of the cactus each contiguous fill that click on will get erased.

So I can erase all of the light part of the cactus at once because the entire fill is contiguous. So I'll turn off Faucet mode and then go back to Normal Erase mode. The Normal Erase mode allows you to click-and-drag and erase shapes. So you will see that it erases both strokes and fills, and just as the side-note any objects that are grouped will not get erased. The Erase Fills mode only erase...

Using the Eraser tool
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Using the Eraser tool provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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Web
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Flash Professional
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