The Drawing Modes

 

The Drawing tools

Use the Draw tool as your digital pen. It allows you to draw any sort of shape, either in a precise or freehand way.

 

There are five drawing modes 

  • Continuous Lines
  • Continuous Lines & Arcs
  • Line/Arc
  • Freehand
  • Rectangle

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Continuous Lines

USE WHEN – You need to quickly draw out something and want only straight lines.

The Continuous Lines option allows for a “Just like pen and paper” experience. Draw without ever lifting your finger or stylus. It also disallows for unwanted arcs or curves.

 

Continuous Lines & Arcs

USE WHEN –  You need to quickly draw out something and do not want to be restricted to only straight lines.

The Continuous Lines & Arcs option is very similar to the one above but also allows you to create curves and arcs.

Line / Arc

USE WHEN – You want the most control over how the lines appear (Examples – trying to get a particular angle or otherwise non-straight line)

The Lines / Arc option allows you to precisely draw one segment at a time.

 

Freehand

USE WHEN – You want to draw without precision.

The freehand option provides a more fluid imprecise type of drawing.

 

Rectangle

USE WHEN – You want a square or rectangular shape as quickly as possible.

The Rectangle option allows to simply to draw a rectangle / square by starting at one corner and dragging to another. With this option you do not need to draw each side separately.

 

Color & Styles 

Choose how the Draw tool will appear visual by tapping on the bottom sub icon in the Draw tool menu. From there you can choose from:

  • Transparency 
  • Line Color
  • Line Weight (thickness)
  • Line Type 
  • Add arrows to start and end of line

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