Create interesting corner effects on any rectangular or square image, text frame, or object.
Rounded corners frame.

While this tutorial shows how to round the corners of a colored square, you can use this technique to round the corners of any rectangular frame.

Round the corners

Round all four corners of the frame

With the Rectangle frame Tool selected, Shift + drag to draw a square frame. Click a swatch in the Swatches panel to fill the frame with color. Type V to switch to the Selection Tool.

Round all four corners of the frame

Click the yellow handle that appears on the right side of the frame.

Yellow diamonds appear at each of the four corners.

yellow handle

Click and drag one of the diamonds toward the center of the frame to round all four corners equally.

Tip: Click outside the selected frame to stop editing corners.

Click and drag

Round a single corner at a time

With the rectangular or square frame selected, click the yellow handle to view four yellow diamonds at the frame’s corners.

Round a single corner at a time

Shift + drag a yellow diamond toward the center of the frame to round a single corner at a time.

Shift + drag

Tip: To remove a rounded corner, type Command + Z (Mac) or Control + Z (Win) to undo.

To remove all the rounded corners on a selected frame, choose Object > Corner Options. Choose None in the flyout menu for any corner, and click the Make all settings the same icon.

Remove a rounded corner

10/06/2016
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