A shape is made up of a sequence of segments connected as a single object. You can create straight line segments, arc segments, or curves. Shapes can be opened or closed. Closed shapes can contain holes.

Commands for the shape object

Command Description

Graphics » Shape » Draw Shape

Draw an open or closed shape.

Graphics » Shape » Draw Polygon

Draw a regular polygon.

Graphics » Shape » Paste Shape

Creates a shape by copying the geometry of another object.

Graphics » Shape » Join

Creates a shape from lines, curves and arcs.

Graphics » Shape » Split

Divides a shape into lines, arcs and curves.

Graphics » Shape » Widen

Expands a shape.

Graphics » Shape » Add Hole

Adds a hole in a shape.

How to create a shape

How to change a shape

See also