Reshape paths using the Anchor Point tool

The Anchor Point tool lets you manage the direction and curve of paths.

  1. Click the Direct Selection tool   on the toolbar and then click a path to see its anchor points. Click a point to select it.

  2. To convert smooth anchor points into angled anchor points, click the Anchor Point tool   or press Shift + C.

  3. To add anchor points, press and hold the Pen tool   and then click Add Anchor Point    or press Alt + (Windows) or Option + (macOS).

  4. To delete anchor points, press and hold the Pen tool   and then click Delete Anchor Point   or press Alt – (Windows) or Option - (macOS).

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