Use Smooth Tool in Adobe InDesign CS6
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- 1To begin, you should open Adobe InDesign either from your desktop or by coming down to the bottom-left corner and clicking the Windows icon. Clicking this will bring up a list of your recently used programs. You might see "Adobe InDesign" here. It has a pink-and-purple icon with the letters "ID" on it.Advertisement
- 13Select "Smooth Tool". The icon looks like a striped pencil. The "Smooth Tool" cleans up the shape by smoothing corners and bumpy areas. "Pencil Tool" creates a quite organic and messy shape sometimes. "Smooth Tool" is especially useful for gaining more control over how the shapes and strokes look. There are small squares, or anchor points, all within the path.
- 16Let's draw with "Smooth Tool" over another curved line to make it smooth. The shape will gradually become smoother and more simple. This tool is especially useful for creating polished or organic imagery. There is a lot of freedom of using "Smooth Tool" and "Pencil Tool" together in InDesign.
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