Use the Convert Direction Point Tool in Adobe InDesign CS6
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- 6You can move the cursor to "New" and click "Document...". This will create a new document. You can also do this with the shortcut "Ctrl" + "N". Alternatively, you can click "Open..." to open an existing document from the "File" menu as well. For more information, refer to our tutorials on ]how to create a new document and on how to open an existing document.
- 9Create lines on canvas. You will see that the cursor has changed to a fountain pen. For more information, refer to the tutorial on how to use the pen tool.
- 10Next, click and drag the "Pen Tool" to select the "Convert Direction Point Tool". The icon of this tool is a bent line. Alternatively, press "Shift" + "C" on the keyboard. Using keyboard shortcuts is recommended, as it is easier to manipulate objects with the key combinations while anchor points are selected. Clicking this tool will change the cursor to the icon of the tool, letting you know that you can begin to manipulate anchor points.
- 22Continue using "Convert Direction Point Tool" to make the line go the desired way. Become familiar with these tools in InDesign. They are very similar to the ones in Illustrator. This helps you to create the required curves in InDesign and not copy them from Illustrator, which will help to avoid any conversion problems.
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