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Custom shapes


Learn how custom shapes are characterized by an editable path

Creating a custom shape

1. Convert a basic shape by double-clicking the layer to confirm the prompted conversion.

2. Draw an original shape with the Pen tool.

Custom shape controls

Each custom shape has the same set of controls on the Inspector. These can be found on the shape layer's properties in the custom shape view mode

  • Corner Radius: Used to shape and animate rounded corners.
  • Edit Path: Used to further customize–adjust, draw, and animate paths.