Does anyone know if there's a way to add an outline to a Line?

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I have a red callout with a white outline and I need the line to match (see screenshot below)
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JL1

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In v. 18, there clearly is not. I have not played with shadows, though (but even that would only be a partial outline, at best).
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Paul

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The only workaround I can think of is to superimpose a line of the "fill" colour on top of another wider one of the "outline" colour.  If you save the two line widths and colours as quick styles you could speed up the process a bit.  I like the idea of being able to border a line (or an arrow) automatically though.
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You could use a shape. Just make it really narrow.

I screen capped your image and added a shape to demonstrate.



Cheers... Rick :)
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Paul

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Confucius he say, "When is a line not a line? When it is a SHAPE!". Profound thoughts from Dr Stone
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thanks for the replies ! I will continue to use Illustrator to do my callouts until Techsmith decides to add outlines to lines. Seems like a lot of users would benefit from that functionality!