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Photoshop CS6 - How to duplicate pen tool path then transform it


Question

I was wondering if it was possible to make a copy of a pen tool line, duplicate it then rotate that duplicate pen tool line 180 degrees, then again 60 degrees. After which I join both pen tool lines together make a selection then fill it in with a colour.

This is so I can make a segment the same as the Google chrome logo.

Here is an image below of what I currently have so you have an idea. You can see I've marked out the angles via the thicker line segments so it's just a case of drawing in the pen line paths, then I can fill it with colour.

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2015/09/13
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9/13/2015 7:38:00 PM

Accepted Answer

I would personally use Illustrator for precise measurements then paste them in Photoshop, but if you must use Photoshop only... You can easily use the tooltip while drawing a line with the line tool for precise measurements. The image provided shows you the tooltip with the line tool. If the tooltip with the measurements isn't showing, I'm not sure if it's a view that has to be turned on.

added edit You can then use the align functions to center the line vectors after selecting the lines.

Tootip for measurments

2015/09/14
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9/14/2015 1:04:00 AM