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Draw a straight line

To draw a straight line with the Pen tool

  1. In the Tools panel, click Pen Cc295231.894f8612-e0ed-4e00-84cf-a9bc8f38fc54(en-us,Expression.40).png.

  2. On the artboard, click once to define the start point, and then click again to define the end point of the line.

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    To constrain the angle of the line to multiples of 45 degrees, hold SHIFT when you click to define the end point of the line.

To draw a straight line with the Line tool

  1. In the Tools panel, click Line Cc295231.eb618397-5283-48be-8396-3449be7b6fbf(en-us,Expression.40).png.

  2. Drag from where you want the line to start and release at the point where you want the line to end.

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    To constrain the angle of the line to multiples of 15 degrees, hold SHIFT while drawing the line.

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