Make a clean sweep of your artwork by effortlessly removing excess points with the Smart Remove Brush – part of the VectorScribe plug-in for Adobe Illustartor. I hope you’ve already used this and if you haven’t then try it now (download VectorScribe 14 day free trial!). In today’s guide I’ll show you how to speed up your workflow with the Smart Remove Brush Tool by using keyboard shortcuts. This information, along with VectorScribe’s instructional product movies, will help you get the most from this unique tool!
Protects selected points.
Temporarily reverses the tolerance setting (i.e. uses tolerance when it was off; ignores it when it was on).
Cancels any Smart Remove operation, reverting all the paths to their original state.
Increases/Decreases the tolerance value.
Decreases/Increases the brush size. These keystrokes are Illustrator’s default, but you can change them in Illustrator’s “Edit > Keyboard Shortcuts” dialog, under “Increase/Decrease Diameter”
Temporarily makes the brush size small (19 pixels).