AstuteBuddy AstuteBuddy

Keyboard shortcut panel

  • FREE when you download the Astute Manager
  • On-screen live key shortcuts
  • Works with all Astute Graphics tools located in the toolbox
  • Discover hidden features

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Tool overview

The AstuteBuddy panel describes what the currently active tool does. Keep the panel open or docked on screen to learn, or collapse to temporarily hide.

AstuteBuddy

Shortcuts available

When using an Astute Graphics tool (ones located in the Illustrator toolbox), the AstuteBuddy panel will give context-sensitive tips on how to work faster and discover new functions.

AstuteBuddy

How you can get started

Early October 2021 updates

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Important operating system compatibility news 2021

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Discover even more

AstuteBuddy now compliments our other ways of learning more about Astute Graphics plugins. We also have cheat sheets available to download, hover help in panels and operation information in our preference dialog boxes.

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AstuteBuddy

AstuteBuddy technical specifications

Context-sensitive tips (i.e. will update shortcuts depending on tool operation)

ColliderScribe

  • Snap To Collisions Tool

  • Rotate At Collision Tool

  • Rotate To Collision Tool

  • Super Marquee Tool

DynamicSketch

  • Dynamic Sketch Tool

InkFlow

  • InkFlow Tool

InkScribe

  • InkScribe Tool

MirrorMe

  • MirrorMe Tool

Stylism

  • Stylism Tool

  • AG Block Shadow Tool

  • AG Offset Tool

  • AG Architect Tool

  • AG Splatter Tool

SubScribe

  • Circle by Points Tool

  • Tangent Circle Tool

  • Curvature Circle Tool

  • Arc by Points Tool

  • Tangent Line Tool

  • Perpendicular Line Tool

  • Lock Unlock Tool

  • Orient Tool

  • Quick Orient Tool

  • Orient Transform Tool

  • Connect Tool

  • Straighten Tool

Texturino

  • Texture Tool

  • Texture Brush Tool

  • Opacity Brush Tool

VectorScribe

  • DynamicShapes Tool

  • DynamicCorners Tool

  • PathScribe Tool

  • Extend Path Tool

  • Smart Remove Brush Tool

  • Reposition Point Tool

  • Dynamic Measure Tool

WidthScribe

  • Width Brush Tool

  • Width Eraser Tool

  • Width Gradient Tool

  • Width Selector Tool