How do you use the eyedropper tool in Illustrator?
Copy attributes from the desktop using the Eyedropper tool
- Select the object whose attributes you want to change.
- Select the Eyedropper tool.
- Click anywhere on the document and continue to hold down the mouse button.
The Paint Bucket tool is grouped with the Gradient tool in the toolbar. If you can't find the Paint Bucket tool, click and hold the Gradient tool to access it. Specify whether to fill the selection with the foreground color or with a pattern. Specify a blending mode and opacity for the paint.
- In a photo with an existing selection border, choose Select > Inverse. Note: You can use this command to easily select an object that appears against a solid-colored area. Select the solid color using the Magic Wand tool, and then choose Select > Inverse.
- Apply a fill color
- Select the object using the Selection tool ( ) or the Direct Selection tool ( ).
- Click the Fill box in the Tools panel, the Properties panel, or the Color panel to indicate that you want to apply a fill rather than a stroke.
- Select a fill color by doing one of the following:
- The Photoshop Elements 7.0 help file says this about "stroke," "An outline around an image or part of an image created with the Stroke command" and. The Photoshop CS3 help file says this about "stroke", "You can use the Stroke command to paint a colored border around a selection, path, or layer.
Updated: 2nd October 2019