Pie chart, the non-easy way

Recently, I needed to make a pie chart for an article in one of the papers. It was very basic — percentages were 51, 45, 4 — so I drew it in InDesign using the Path Tool, added a stroke and used drop shadow to make it look pretty. Simple enough. After work I mentioned this project to The Boyfriend, who asked if I’d used Illustrator or Photoshop, as they likely have pie chart tools. I … hadn’t really thought of that at all, I admitted.

So a Google search reveals that Illustrator does indeed have such a tool, and it looks ridiculously easy to use. Now I need another project with pie-chartable numbers to practice on!

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