0:00 Under pattern are the Stroke settings.
0:04 troke refers to the edge or line thickness, color and line type.
0:10 Select the first square nest to the word stroke...
0:14 ...then back in our shape styles window, change both the stroke color...and thickness.
0:22 To the next square down… let’s apply a dashed linetype or style to the square.
0:28 You can change the dash type by selecting from the pull down.
0:32 You can also change the linetype scale – which you can select from the pull down or enter in any scale factor you need regardless if it’s shown or not.
0:44 For instance, let's enter ‘.5’.
0:50 Moving down below our squares we can apply some arrows styles.
0:55 With the first line selected and, still in the shape styles box, we can select both start and end arrow...
1:04 ...as well as change the arrow size without changing the stroke thickness.
1:11 Let’s do one more where we put it all together in order to change the stroke color...thickness...linetype...and arrows to create a new complex style.
1:29 Once you have things looking the way you want, you can apply that style to other lines and shapes.
1:36 In line the toolbar, select the eyedropper or Style tool.
1:40 Then eyedropper on the style you want to copy...and then the icon changes to a paint bucket and we can apply that sampled style to any other line or shape.
1:52 Note that if you apply it to an object or objects that that are grouped, the style will apply to everything in the group.
2:01 Back in the Shape Style window, let’s do a quick overview of the Stroke Styles – which apply to how corners and ends work.
2:09 As for corners, we have three options: a square miter, which is typical, rounded, and beveled.
2:18 The differences become more noticeable the thicker the stroke is or the closer you zoom in.
2:25 Lastly, let’s round out the styles overview by looking at the different endpoint options.
2:31 We have three choices: flat…round…or square.
2:37 Each affects the endpoint differently.