WidthScribe is designed to give you full control over variable width strokes in Adobe Illustrator. There are related few tasks that cannot be handled by its tools. I hope you have already experienced it (if not, download a 14 day free trial now!).
Today’s guide is devoted to speeding up your workflow with WidthScribe by using keyboard the shortcuts available. This information, along with the WidthScribe’s instructional product movies, will help you get the most from this unique toolset!
Tool, while dragging a gradient:
Shift – Constrains gradient the gradient angle to 45° increments.
Option / Alt – Temporarily switches between linear and radial gradient.
Space bar – Moves entire gradient.
C – Changes preview color.
S – Temporarily changes all strokes / focal stroke mode.
You can read full version of this tutorial on AstuteGraphics.com