Adding arrowheads to strokes


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Adding arrowheads to strokes

Quite often in a design, you may need to draw some arrows. One of the nice things about Illustrator CS5 is that we now have the ability to add arrowheads at the end of a stroke. For example, say I was creating some kind of a diagram here, and I needed to point out one part of the inside of this flower here. So I would take my Line tool, and I would click and drag to draw a line. I now want there to be an arrowhead at the end of this stroke. Well, with that stroke still selected, I can now come to the Stroke panel, and where it says Arrowheads, choose a design for both the start and the end of my path.

Now in this case, I simply want to create an arrowhead. So I'm going to click here and choose Arrow 1. Notice, by the way, Illustrator has many different types of arrowheads that can be applied, up to 39 of them. But I'm going to choose Arrow 1 right here. You can see that an arrow has now been applied to the end of the path. The beautiful thing about this is that if I use my Direct S...

Adding arrowheads to strokes
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Adding arrowheads to strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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