Filling free form objects


I am using Publisher 2007 to make a brochure. I have been trying to create a 
free form wave to expand across the brochure but I cannot figure out how to 
link the components of the free form object together so that I can fill it 
with a color or a graphic. Do I need to create a 'path' or something so I can 
do this? 
Laura (120)
6/20/2007 9:18:19 PM
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Not sure I know what you are trying to do.
When you draw with the freeform tool, your drawing must be closed before you can 
fill it. If you right-click your drawing, there is an option to close path. The 
path is always a straight line.  You can then edit the points to smooth your 
drawing. If you want to delete points, hold the control, the cursor will change 
to an "x", just click on the point, it will delete.
All in all your best bet would be do this in a drawing program and insert into 
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP

"Laura" <> wrote in message
> Hello!
> I am using Publisher 2007 to make a brochure. I have been trying to create a
> free form wave to expand across the brochure but I cannot figure out how to
> link the components of the free form object together so that I can fill it
> with a color or a graphic. Do I need to create a 'path' or something so I can
> do this? 

mary-sauer (6480)
6/21/2007 9:42:47 AM

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