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SectionHow do I change the color, fill type and fill pattern of text or objects?
Select the text or object to change and choose the Line & Fill command from the Type or Object menu. Click on the Fill tab, choose a fill type from the Type pop-up menu, and choose the color to apply from the Color pop-up menu. Gradient, Radial and Shape fills require a second color that you can choose from the To pop-up menu. Finally, you can choose a bitmapped pattern by clicking the '"Browse button and selecting one of the predefined styles or drawing your own.

You may also apply color to text or objects with the Color Palette. Choose Show Color Palette from the Window menu to display it and click on the color(s) to apply.

SectionHow do I change the stroke's weight, style, fill pattern and color of text or objects?
Select the text or object to change and choose the Line & Fill command from the Type or Object menu. Click on the Line tab, choose a weight from the Weight pop-up menu, the color to apply from the Color pop-up menu and the stroke style from the Style pop-up menu. Finally, you can choose a bitmapped pattern by clicking the Browse button and selecting one of the predefined styles or drawing your own.

You may also apply stroke color to text or objects with the Color Palette. Choose Show Color Palette from the Window menu to display it and click on the color(s) to apply.

SectionHow do I add an arrowhead at the end of lines?
Select the line and choose the Line & Fill command from the Object menu. Click on the Line tab and choose an arrowhead type from the Start and/or End pop-up menus in the Ends & Joins section.

SectionHow do I create and edit colors?
Select the Colors from the Define submenu of the Edit menu. The Define Colors dialog box will appear.

To edit an existing color: Select the color from the scrolling list and click Edit to display the Edit Color dialog box. Change the values and click OK.

To create a new color: Select the existing color closest in color to the new color and click the New button. This will open the Edit Color dialog box with the existing color's values set, but will not alter the existing color. Set the color values and give the color a name. Click OK'' to add the color to the list of colors.


 

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