Arrow Arrow

The Arrow shape tool makes it easy to quickly add arrows to your design.

arrow default

Default shape and handle position (in red) before customisation.


The arrow has several options on the shape and on the context toolbar to enable the body thickness and the shape and size of the arrow head to be controlled.

arrow alternatives

Two possible outcomes when the options are customised.

Fixed head proportions option

When Fixed head proportions is selected, if the shape is resized horizontally, the arrow head retains its proportions and the body shrinks or stretches.

arrow resized with and without fixed head proportions

This example shows what happens when you resize an arrow (A) with (B), and without (C), Fixed head proportions selected.


The following settings can be adjusted from the context toolbar:

Context toolbar options update depending on the Ends style selected (see above). Settings may include the following: