I think I remember watching an illustrator tutorial where the person used a tool that allowed them to draw a shape, and then illustrator would guess what kind of shape they were trying to draw and generate a perfect version of that shape. Ex: you sketch a fast version of a circle and then illustrator guesses from the sketch that you were trying to draw a circle, and changes the sketch into a perfect circle shape. Does anyone know what this is? Is it real or did I just dream this? lol

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if am not wrong you are talking about shape tool (shift+N).

it does exactly what you described.

  • Thank you!! So i'm not crazy!
    – Emily
    Feb 26, 2020 at 16:58
  • no you are not crazy :D its one of the most least used tool. Feb 26, 2020 at 16:59

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