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InDesign CS Selection, Type, and Line Drawing Tools


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The Line Tool
Line Tool

Draw horizontal, vertical, and diagonal lines with the Line Tool

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This tool is used to draw straight lines.
  1. Select the Line Tool
  2. Click and hold on any point on your page.
  3. Holding down your mouse button, drag your cursor across the page.
  4. Release your mouse button.
To have a line which is perfectly horizontal or vertical hold down Shift while you drag your mouse.
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