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I can't find any options for rounded corners in the draw palette in Flash CS6 and Google is not returning any answers. This seems like it should be so simply to do. I want to use the palette to draw a rectangle with rounded corners WITHOUT using actionscript. How can I do this?

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Take a look at this: http://my.safaribooksonline.com/book/animation-and-3d/9780133052718/4dot-modifying-simple-graphics/ch04lev1sec9

With Flash’s rectangle- and oval-primitive tools, you create shapes with paths defined by a set of properties specific to that shape. You can’t change the outline of a primitive-shape freely the way you can reshape the outline of a merge-shape or drawing-object. You can change the primitive’s defining properties by dragging control points in the shape or by setting new values in the Property inspector.

The rectangle-primitive has two control points for the corner radius of each corner. When the corner radius is set to 0, the corner is a sharp 90-degree angle, and the control points sit directly on top of one another.

  • Position the pointer over one of the control points. The pointer becomes a solid arrowhead.

  • To modify the shape, do one of the following: • To increase the radius (make the corner more rounded), drag the point inward. • To decrease the radius (make the corner less rounded), drag the point outward.

  • As the corner radius increases, two control points appear at the end of the arc defining the corner. Drag inward to round the corner more; drag outward to round it less.

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That is what I'm looking for. The problem is that I can't find that button in CS6. Do you know where it is in CS6? –  yourfriendzak Nov 4 '12 at 22:03
    
Glad it worked! –  Yisela Nov 4 '12 at 22:34
    
click and hold on the rectangle tool it should appear just below –  MephistonX Mar 26 '13 at 16:34
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Use the Rectangle Primitive Tool instead of the Rectangle Tool

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This is the same answer @Yisela gave month ago? –  Kurt Mar 26 '13 at 15:52
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