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[Help] I can't see other shape tool

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by Expelunker, May 6, 2015.

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  1. Expelunker

    Expelunker Thread Starter

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    hello guys, i really don't know how to deal with illustrator at the moment because i am new to this application, how could i possibly see other shape tool, like elliptical etc.?

    pls i need your help, i've tried right clicking it but nothing happen, what keys should i need to press so i can see other stuff..

    anyway the version of my Illustrator is CS5.15 ?

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    thanks for your help..
     
  2. plodr

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    The shortcut key is M seen after Rectangle Tool. Click M, what happens?
     
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    Right mouse click is what brings up the alternatives. If that isn't happening then I would reinstall Illustrator as it could be an incomplete install.
     
  4. Expelunker

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    nothing, if i just press M.. it goes with the square / rectangular only sir.. :/

    I've been observing other Design Software like COREL DRAW x5 and 12.. and i find one solution but i don't know if it is working, i guess let me try if nothing happen, i don't know how , sir, i re install it many times.. it's annoying. don't know what to do. as what you said, i see alternative but not other shape like circle / elliptical etc.

    well this link solve my problem :)

    i want to share it if you want to read it too :)

    http://krankykids.com/cheatsheets/illustrator/rectangle_ellipse_polygon_star_tools.html

    RESULT:

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  5. Noyb

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    I assume this is the same as Photoshop ????
    Circle ... Use the Elliptical/Ellipse and hold the shift key to force a circle ...
     

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    I'm almost wondering if it's easier to get them into Gimp and away from illustrator, but I'll leave that to you Noyb.
     
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    I like Photoshop Raster images, not sure where I'd need Illustrator Vector images.
    I have Illustrator but I've never installed it.
    For most Image Editing work, Adobe Elements is as good as Photoshop, All depends on what you want to do ????
    And yes, I've been wondering about Gimp (Raster image) since Photoshop is going to "rent by the month" and Elements is almost $100.

    The Question is... What does Expelunker want to work in .. Raster or Vector ????

    If you Hold/Press the ALT key, you will draw a circle (Shift +ALT) from the Center (first click) and not an Edge/Corner
    Keyboard shortcuts are a very powerful tool, my left hand is usually as busy and my mouse hand :D
     
  8. Expelunker

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    uhm i just wanted to practice to draw an anime sir + color it self, something that my own design, I really love to draw and i will make it as a based, i guess its a vector? :) hehe thank you for your support guys.. i appreciate it.. thanks for your effort and concern helping me, this forum help me so much.
     
  9. Noyb

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    Animations can be fun ... But it may take awhile to learn all the tricks.
    You'll get sharper images in Illustrator than you can get in Photoshop and you'll be able to resize up or down without loss of quality since you'll be working in Vectors.
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