I'm new to Illustrator and now I want to create a rounded rectangle with 10px 0px 10px 0px radius for corner, how can I do that?


3 Answers 3


This only works in Illustrator CC or newer.

  1. Draw a rectangle
  2. Use the Direct Selection Tool A (White Arrow on Toolbar)
  3. Pick one corner
  4. Use the little circle that appears to create a radius

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You can double click the circle to enter exact figures:

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  • 1
    when i click the corner, no circle appears
    – ihamiiid
    Aug 4, 2014 at 14:16
  • @user28130 are you sure you have version CC? Here is a video showing how to do this: helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/how-to/…
    – JohnB
    Aug 4, 2014 at 14:18
  • I don't think this works in Illustrator 2022 anymore Apr 5, 2022 at 22:49

In CS6 and earlier:

There is no dynamic way to do this as far as I know. The easiest way to do what you want is to use the rectangle tool, and shape it to the size you want.

Then go to

Appearance Window > Stylize > Rounded Corners > 10px

and then hit

Object > Expand Appearance

and zoom into the top right corners and adjust the nodes so that the corner ends up square and repeat with the other one.

  • In newer versions they created a dynamic way. If you're using Illustrator CS6 or earlier than you'd be correct that there isn't.
    – Ryan
    Aug 4, 2014 at 14:01
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    for earlier versions I would recommend the "Round any corner" script: theitbros.com/adobe-illustrator-cs6-round-one-corner where you can select as many corners as you want and round them independently.
    – Luciano
    Aug 4, 2014 at 15:59

In CC 2018, you must first select- with the direct select tool or lasso- only the point or points associated with the the corner you want to work with. Then you can use the widget to adjust that corner's radius independently. Note that with an already rounded corner there are 2 associated points. The good news is that any corner in any shape can be adjusted now.

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