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Using the Outline Effect

Your software allows you to place inlines, outlines, or contour lines around any object.


A closed path created around the outer edges of a selected object and inside holes, such as the inside of closed letters (a, o, etc.)


An outline without holes


A closed path created around the inner edge of a selected object







The term "outline" in this chapter refers to Inlines, Outlines, and Contours.

In an outline, you can adjust the number of lines, their width, and the spacing in between them.

See Also

Working with Effects

Applying Outlines Effect

Adjusting Outlines Using DesignCentral

Adjusting Outlines Using Control Points

Common Features

Using the Combine Effects

Using the Shadow Effect

Using the Stripes Effect

Using the Distort Effect

Using the Blending Effect

Using the Lens Effect

Using the Underbase Effect

Using the Finisher Effect

Using Color Trapping

Using Styles

Using Contour Cut

Using Engraving Fills