Paths and shapes¶
Paths are represented in the Illustrator DOM by the
path item object. Path items include all artwork that contains paths, such as rectangles, ellipses, and polygons, as well as freeform paths.
A freeform path consists of a series of path points. A path point can be specified in two ways:
- As an array of x and y page coordinates.
- As a
path pointobject, which defines an anchor point and two direction points or handles that define the path segment’s curve:
For details, samples, and information on creating shapes, see the chapter for your scripting language.