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The Squeeze slider controls the shape of the brush dab. Settings shown are 100% (left) and 25% (right).

Examples of Squeeze used to create a Calligraphy effect with a Pen brush..

The Angle slider controls the angle of an elliptical brush dab and the length of the ellipse. You use Angle controls with Circular and Captured dab types.

The Angle slider controls the angle ofan elliptical brush dab. It is significant only for dabs with Squeeze settings under 100%. Angle settings shown are 90° (top) and 45° (bottom).

For dab-based brushes, the Ang Range slider lets you specify a range of dab angles that may appear in a brush stroke. To take advantage of this feature, you must use the Expression settings on the Stroke Designer page to base the angle on some factor, such as stroke direction or bearing.

The Ang Range slider controls the range of dab angles that can appear in a brush stroke. Settings shown are 0° (left) and 180° (right).

The Ang Range slider controls the range of dab angles that can appear in a brush stroke. Settings shown are 0° (left) and 180° (right).

For dab-based brushes, the Ang Step slider controls the increment of change for brushes with an Ang Range setting greater than 0°. For example, setting the Ang Step to 5° produces a brush dab every 5° within the current Ang Range setting.

To set brush shape

1 On the Stroke Designer page of the Brush Creator, click Angle.

2 Move the Squeeze slider to the left to make the Brush dab more elliptical. Move it to the right to make it rounder.

To set elliptical brush dab angle

1 On the Stroke Designer page of the Brush Creator, click Angle.

2 Move the Angle slider to the right to rotate the dab counterclockwise. Move the slider to the left to rotate the brush clockwise.

The Ang Step slider controls the increment of change for brushes with an Ang Range setting greater than 0°. Settings shown are 0° (left) and 90° (right).

To set brush dab angle range

1 On the Stroke Designer page of the Brush Creator, click Angle.

2 Move the Ang Range slider to the right to increase the range of angles that can appear in a dab. Move the slider to the left to reduce the range of angles that can appear in a stroke.

Setting this slider to 360° allows for any angle in your stroke. To set brush angle increment

1 On the Stroke Designer page of the Brush Creator, click Angle.

2 Move the Ang Step slider to the right to produce fewer angles between dabs. Move it to the left to create more angles between dabs.

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