Tilde key goofiness


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Tilde key goofiness

All right peeps, it's time for the wackiest trick in all of Illustratordom and it happens to apply to simple line and shape tools. Don't know what the people in Adobe were thinking when they came up with this one, but it's a wacky trick to be sure. And it involves the tilde key and in case you don't know, the tilde key on an American keyboard is directly below the Escape key, it's to the left of the 1 key, it's above the Tab key. You've seen it by now. It's the little wavy line, that little wavy character that goes over the n in pinata. You can use the tilde key to damage an illustration very quickly, and let me show you what I'm talking about. I'm going to go ahead and close the Shape Tool palette here. And I'm going to switch to the Line Segment Tool just by way of example, just one of the many tools that responds to this trick. And I'll draw a straight line. You know you can do that with this tool but did you know, if you press and ho...

Tilde key goofiness
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Tilde key goofiness provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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