Create a sort of parallelogram in illustrator


Question

How can I create this sort of parallelogram in Illustrator ?

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3/20/2014 9:13:00 AM

Accepted Answer

As others have sorta tried to say you can use the Shear tool (Skew is in Photoshop).

Shear Tool location:

Shear Tool

And usage:

Shear Tool Usage

Other Option

What I would be more likely to do is the Direct Selection Tool (White Arrow) and pick two points on a single side of the primitive shape.

Direct Selection

Then either up arrow, down arrow, left arrow, or right arrow (or mouse if you prefer) to get the desired result. For this depiction I used the down arrow.

Direct Selection Result

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3/20/2014 1:07:00 PM

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