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Lines and Arrows

Shapes Toolbar Options
Line and Arrow Icon

Create lines and arrows to connect and to point to other objects on the board.

With an array of customizable options that include left and right arrowhead types, thickness, line style, color, and curved, straight, or jagged line types.

Placing a line or arrow on the board is as simple as clicking the line or arrow icon. You’ll be presented with crosshairs where you can click and drag on the board to create the desired result.

Once the line or arrow is placed on the board, it will automatically go into select mode.

Line and Arrow Toolbar

Curve Line Example
Left Arrowhead Icon

Select the type of left arrowhead, if any, that you’d like.

Right Arrowhead Icon
Right Arrowhead Options

Select the type of right arrowhead, if any, that you’d like.

Select the line thickness.

Line Stroke Type Icon
Line Stroke Type Options

Select either a solid, dashed, or dotted line stroke.

Line Type Options

Select the type of line:

  • A straight line connects both ends in one direct line.
  • A curved line allows you to bend the line in any direction at multiple points.
  • A stepped line allows you to create steps in line at multiple points.

Select the opacity and color of the line or arrow.

Lock or unlock selected objects to avoid unwanted modifications.

Delete the selected objects.

Keyboard Shortcut

Press L on the keyboard and click and drag on the board to create a new line.

Press A on the keyboard and click and drag on the board to create a new arrow.

Scope

Applies ToBoard Hosts, Board Facilitators, Board Editors

Plan Availability: Free*, Business, Education

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