Moving a point with the Pen tool on the fly


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Moving a point with the Pen tool on the fly

Now this next feature is pretty tiny, but it's powerful, and it's been a long time coming. A lot of folks have been asking for this. The idea is that while you are drawing with the Pen tool, you can press and hold the Spacebar to move an anchor point on the fly. So, as you probably know, when you're working with any of the shape tools or if you're working with one of the geometric marquee tools, whether the Rectangular Marquee, or the Elliptical Marquee, as you're dragging with the tool, if you press and hold the Spacebar, then you can move the marquee on the fly, and thereby better register it with part of an image.

Well, now you can do the same thing with the Pen tool. So, I'm going to trace around this droplet here using the Pen. I'll grab the Pen from the toolbox, or you can press the P key. And then let's say I decide I want to start my shape right about there. And for whatever reason I changed my mind. Well, while my mouse button is still down, I can press and ...

Moving a point with the Pen tool on the fly
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Moving a point with the Pen tool on the fly provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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Design Photography
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