Drawing Straight Lines (Mac)

Straight lines are great for making graphs, designs, and shapes like squares and triangles.

Drawing Straight Lines

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  2. Hold down the shift key while drawing.

Line Snapping

To help make crisp designs and shapes, straight lines behave uniquely when made.

  • Straight lines automatically connect to nearby straight lines.
  • Straight lines snap to lines and intersections in Notability's grid papers.
  • Straight lines snap to 45-degree increments to make specific angles.

After you draw a straight line, it behaves like any other handwriting. If you use Notability's grid paper, however, the line will snap to the grid's lines and intersections when you move the line.

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