Draw a shape, and hold the stroke until the ink snaps into a shape. Shapes can be styled and manipulated like regular handwriting.
You can create perfect circles, ellipses, triangles, squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons, and arrows.
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Enable Perfect Shapes
- In the Library, go to > Handwriting > Shapes Detection.
Tap to select a shape, using any tool except the hand tool. Tap the shape with the Apple Pencil or one finger; two fingers if not using the Apple Pencil.
- To expand or minimize a shape tap and hold during shape creation.
- The red lines are snapping guidelines to help keep shapes aligned with other shapes and the grid paper.
Stroke and Fill Color
- Tap to select the shape, then tap on the style menu to select Stroke and Fill.
Rectangles and ovals can be resized proportionally using two fingers.
To change a triangle’s shape, tap on a point.
Choose a point on a straight line to move it.
Draw curved lines with three points for adjustments. This can also snap back into a straight line.
Draw perfect arrows, starting with the line first.
Shapes can also be drawn using the eraser. Select the partial eraser, draw a shape and hold down for a second until the shape autocorrects into a Perfect Shape.