A tool to create and edit contours.


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action description
click (no selection) Add a point.
⌥ + click (no selection) Add a line segment.
click on selection When the point is the last point of an open contour, the contour will become the main contour for adding points.
⇧ + click Add point constrained to x, y or 45° of previous on-curve point.
drag Add BCPs. All new points will have a smooth attribute.
⇧ + drag Move BCPs of last added point on x, y or 45° axis.
⌥ + drag Remove the smooth attribute from BCP.
⌥ + ⌘ + click Add a point on a contour.
move over starting point Indicates if the contour can be closed.
double click Add a point and close the contour.

Keyboard shortcuts

action description
arrow keys Move last added point by 1 unit.
⇧ + arrow keys Move last added point by 10 units.
⇧ + ⌘ + arrow keys Move last added point by 100 units.
Last edited on 09/12/2017