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