Using the Bézier Pen tool


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Using the B├ęzier Pen tool

The Bezier Pen tool in QuarkXPress 8 has been dramatically simplified and now behaves very much like the Pen tool in Adobe applications. With a few fluid motions, you can draw just about any shape imaginable. If you prefer a less structured approach to drawing, you can use the Freehand tool. If you can't draw at all, you can convert text or basic shapes to editable items that you can even fill with an image or text. First, we'll look at how to use the Freehand tool to scribble out a line and then we'll explore the Bezier Pen tool to create smooth lines. You'll find the Bezier Pen tool right here in the toolbox. If you click-and-hold on it, you'll notice that there are several options to work with related to the Bezier Pen tool.

There is the Bezier Pen tool, which lets you add and remove points and create new lines. There is the Add Point tool, the Remove Point tool, the Convert Point tool, from sharp to curvy, the Scissors tool for cutting paths, the Select Point too...

Using the Bézier Pen tool
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Using the Bézier Pen tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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QuarkXPress
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