Using the Convert Point tool


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Using the Convert Point tool

I've saved my progress as One small problem.psd, found inside the 27_pen_tool folder. And that one problem is down here at the top of the sweater. What ought to be a cusp point is currently set as a smooth point. I need to go ahead and convert it. I'm going to do so using the Convert Point tool. All right, so I can see my path outline, because face outline is selected here inside the Paths panel, I no longer need to see that tracing template however. So I'm going to switch over to the Layers panel and turn off the layer called points & handles. Incidentally, I could go ahead and work on that layer if I want to, even though it's turned off, because when I'm working inside the Paths panel, I'm working in a totally separate part of the program, so it doesn't matter what layer is active at any given moment in time.

All right, if I press the A key to get my White Arrow tool and click on this path someplace, I can see that there is my smooth point that ought to be...

Using the Convert Point tool
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Using the Convert Point tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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