Fill/Stroke Editor - Overview and Basics

The Fill/Stroke editor controls the Stroke (the line round the object) and the Fill (the color or pattern that fills the object) of a vector object, including shapes and text. This tool is essential for coloring vector objects in your design.

To open the Fill/Stroke Editor:

  • Click the icon on the Standard Toolbar
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  • Go to View > Fill/Stroke Editor
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  • The "I" key on your keyboard is the default shortcut.

There are 3 tabs in the Fill Stroke Editor:

  • mceclip1.png - Fill: This controls the colored space within a vector object. You can apply solid colors, patterns, and gradients here. You can also remove the fill, leaving the object as a stroke.mceclip0.png
  • Fill Articles: 

 

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