Re: [NTLK] Vector Based drawing programs

From: Jon Glass (
Date: Fri Jun 21 2002 - 02:57:33 EDT

on 6/20/02 9:22 PM, Joe Anthenat at wrote:

>> Anyway, back to the topic- Thanx for the suggestion for Open Office.
>> Unfortunately, one must reset the line tool each time one wants to
>> draw the line, which is the same thing Illustrator demands. I'm
>> trying to find one that [Like Windows/MAc paint], will allow free use
>> of the line tool sans re-selecting the tool each time.

Sorry for attributing the wrong person for the above quote, but I
accidentally deleted the original post.

I can't speak for other programs, but in Claris Works (4, at least) if you
doubel-click on a tool, it will keep the tool active until you click again,
or click the arrow tool. Maybe this feature works in other programs. It's
certainly worth trying...

-Jon Glass
Krakow, Poland
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