Move Pattern Tiles Manually

I get some great email questions from Vectips readers and sometimes they even answer their own questions, making for great tips! Which leads me to… you can use the tilde (~) key to mannually move pattern tiles. For example, select an object with a pattern tile applied to it, hold down the tilde key, and move it with the arrow keys or one of the selection tools! Pretty handy.

Pattern tile available through the Mid-Century Modern Vector Mill Crate

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7 thoughts on “Move Pattern Tiles Manually

  1. Hi Ryan, We can also use any transformation tools (Rotate Tool, Scale Tool, Shear Tool and so on) hold the ~ button (tilde) pressed. Do not release the button until the transformation is finished, otherwise the object itself will be transformed.

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