Drawing Tool Control Panel

There are 18 event buttons in Drawing Tool control panel, which can be selected to perform their associated tasks or processes. A further 3 graphical buttons are found inside the Colour Adjustment box located at the bottom of the control panel. The first button defines the background colour of solid shapes. The second button defines the outline shape’s colour for all shapes (except text). Clicking either the background or foreground button opens a colour library menu from which a particular colour may be selected for a shape. The default background colour is white, and the default foreground colour is black.

 

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The expanded Drawing Tool control panel with other control panels in a collapsed state.

 

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The foreground colour library

 

Clicking the third button button opens the Alpha Value dialog box which allows you to define the alpha of the shape colour value with a range from 0% (transparent) to 100% (opaque).

 

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An Alpha Value dialog box.

 

The Pixel Size combo box located next to the crop button enables you to define the pixel size of the shape’s outline. The pixel size ranges from 1 to 100 pixels.

 

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 The dropdown list from the Pixel Size combo box.