Changing Round Dots to Square Dots in Lines
Within Adobe illustrator, how to change round dots to square dots can be a discussion that applies to lines. Here you will see how to draw a dotted line with round dots and then convert the round dots into square dots.
Create a dotted line with round dots.
1. Open Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Open the "Stroke" window by clicking "Window" on the main menu bar and then click "Stroke." To save time, you can also open the "Stroke" window by holding down the <Control> key while pressing <F10>.
2. Draw a straight line. Grab the "Line" tool from the Adobe Illustrator toolbox and draw a straight line. You can hold the <Shift> key down as you draw to make this easy to do.
3. Leaving the line selected, set "Weight" to "4" and Click the "Round Cap" option on the right. Check the "Dashed Line" box. Found in the window.
At the bottom of the box, type "0." In the "gap" box, type "8." If you need to change this, make sure you set the "gap" to double the value entered in "Weight." You now should have a nice dotted line with round dots.
In Adobe Illustrator how to change round dots to square dots takes just a few changes.
Changing round dots to square dots
With the line selected, in the "Stroke" window, click the "Butt Cap" option and set the "Dash" field to "4" and leave the "Gap" set to "8." Your round dots have now changed to square dots.