How do I use the Circle tool?

Use the Circle tool to draw perfect circles or to highlight existing shapes. Add a splash of color or text to illustrate your point.

The Circle tool lets you draw circles. To use the tool, click on the Circle tool icon , then click and hold down your mouse button to draw the shape. Hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard to draw a perfect circle.

Editing the shape

You can move, resize and rotate your shapes with the Select tool by clicking on the shape, and using the visible controls to edit the shape.

Adding text to your circles

You can add a centered text box to your rectangles with the Select tool by quickly double-clicking on the circle to bring up the text box. Enter your text, then click away from the text box to apply.

Changing the color, font and line width

To change the color, font or line width of a circle shape, first select it with the Select tool, then click on Options to reveal the options. The Options menu lets you choose a new font, font size, fill color, outline color, line width and opacity.


You can also choose the color before starting to draw.