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I'm using CS6.

I want to create this shape, that is shaped like a backwards L and has some rounded edges on the bottom and then straight edges on the two upper corners.

Whenever I try and google how to round edges of a shape all I get is either drag the corners (which I can't do cos CS6) or use Effects > Round corners which rounds all of them.

How can I create this shape?

I'm using CS6.

I want to create this shape, that is shaped like a backwards L and has some rounded edges on the bottom and then straight edges on the two upper corners.

Whenever I try and google how to round edges of a shape all I get is either drag the corners (which I can't do cos CS6) or use Effects > Round corners which rounds all of them.

How can I create this shape?

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    Hi. Welcome to GDSE. Can't you just redraw it manually with the Pen Tool? – Billy Kerr Feb 16 at 19:29
  • Round any corner script - Download link for the whole pack at the top of the page. – Joonas Feb 16 at 19:32
  • @BillyKerr That's what I was trying to do, but I have no way to round the bottom left edge like it is on the picture, every solution I've seen rounds everything – jm123456 Feb 16 at 20:06
  • @jm123456 in the example I didn't round any corners, I just drew simple straight lines and curves using the Pen Tool. – Billy Kerr Feb 16 at 23:19
  • @jm123456, I think you missed my comment above with the script: "Round any corner". – Joonas Feb 17 at 7:53
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Easiest way:

  • Create the L as a thick stroke and set it to round edges.
  • Convert this to a shape via Object → Path → Outline stroke.
  • Then, create a rectangle and do a pathfinder subtract and remove that part where you need straight corners.

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  • But if I convert to a shape I'll lose the vector-ness of the object won't I? – jm123456 Feb 16 at 20:23
  • No, it stays 100% vector, NOT PIXELIZED, you only lose the stroke aspect of it, if you're familiar with what these are. You take a vector line and turn it to a vector shape. Vector-ness preserved. – Lucian Feb 16 at 20:32
  • Is there a way I can apply an inner stroke to this to give it a different colour on the inside? – jm123456 Feb 16 at 20:33
  • Probably using an offset path, which creates an identical, scaled down shape, inside another shape. Do some research. – Lucian Feb 16 at 20:37

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