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iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook by Alexander Anichkin

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Adding or deleting editing points to create a heart shape

A stylized heart shape is a familiar symbol. It can signify love and also a range of services and businesses—health and fitness, medical and pharmaceutical, caring, and match making.

In iWork, we can create an original heart shape in a few steps, beginning with a triangle, one of the basic geometric shapes.

How to do it...

The following steps describe how to turn a triangle into a heart.

  1. Choose a triangle from the Shapes drop-down menu.
  2. In the Graphic Inspector, click on the Fill drop-down menu and choose Color Fill. Click in the color well and choose a shade of red in the Colors Viewer to change the default color of the triangle.
  3. Make the triangle editable. Go to Format|Shape|Make Editable ...

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