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PDFill PDF Drawing:  Curve Tool

(See Example PDF and Example PDFill Project File  )

You can use this tool to draw a curve into a PDF document. The curve types includes Smooth Curve, Straight Curve, Smooth Scribble, Straight Scribble, Smooth Freeform, Straight Freeform, Drawing Signature (Pencil Tool) and Cloud Tool . You can edit each curve point and open/close the curve. You can change drawing’s Line Width, Dashed Style, Line Color, Fill Color and Transparency.

The Drawing Signature (Pencil Tool)  is very useful for the Tablet PC since you can treat a PDF document just like a normal printed document and draw on the PC with the mouse or on the Tablet PC using the pen. You can just write or draw your signatures,  ideas and thoughts onto the existing document.

1. Steps on how to draw a Curve on PDF Page:

or click the Button in the Drawing Toolbar.

Smooth Curve Click and release the left mouse button to the first point, and move the cursor to the second point to click and release
Straight Curve Click and release the left mouse button to the first point, and move the cursor to the second point to click and release
Smooth Scribble Hold down the left mouse button to draw anywhere you like
Straight Scribble Hold down the left mouse button to draw anywhere you like
Smooth Freeform Click and release or hold down the left mouse button
Straight Freeform Click and release or hold down the left mouse button
Drawing Signature (Pencil Tool) Hold down the left mouse button where you want to begin drawing. You can release the mouse button, move the pointer to a new location, and continue drawing.
Cloud Tool Click and release the left mouse button to the first point, and move the cursor to the second point to click and release

2. Access the properties:

3. Set the properties:

Here is the list of the properties.

Line Weight

The thickness of the line.

Line Color

The color for the line.

Line Dashed

There are 8 Dashed Styles: Solid, Round Dot, Square Dot, Dash, Dash Dot, Long Dash, Long Dash Dot, Long Dash Dot Dot

Fill Color

The background color inside the shape.

Rotate

The rotation degree from 3 clock relative to the shape center.
Transparency The Transparency of the drawing object

Position (Left, Right, Top, Bottom)

The X and Y coordinate of the box to define the position of the field.

Close Path Close the path of the curve
Order

It will show on the Foreground or Background of the PDF document

Blend Mode Color Blend Mode for Curve. Please save into a new PDF to see the blending effect.
PDF Layer

Select a PDF Layer name if it belongs to a PDF Layer. Make it empty if it doesn't belong to a PDF Layer. See details in PDF Layer.

Set this field as default

If set, the new object will have the same properties as this one.

Action: Add Link, Submit, JavaScript and more ...

See PDF Actions.

4. Screenshot:

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