Edit paths you draw Select anchor points. Select the Direct Selection tool and click a path to see its anchor points. Add and remove anchor points. Convert points between corner and smooth. Add or remove direction handles with the Anchor Point tool. Edit with the Curvature tool. Click to see full answer. In this way, how do I change the path to the pen tool in Illustrator?First, select your path by clicking on it. Then, click on the “Pen” tool from the main toolbar and select “Add Anchor Point.” Move your cursor to the spot where you want the new anchor point to appear and click on it to make it happen. Then, you can go through your path and delete unnecessary anchor points.Likewise, how do I erase lines in Illustrator? Erase part of a path using the Path Eraser tool Select the object. Select the Path Eraser tool . Drag the tool along the length of the path segment you want to erase. For best results, use a single, smooth, dragging motion. Secondly, how do you move a pen tool point? With the pen tool active, you can hold down the command key (mac) control key (PC) to temporarily call up the last used selection tool and move a point. The problem is, if the last used selection tool was the black selection tool, all points on the path are selected and the entire path moves.How do you move an object in Illustrator? Move an object by a specific distance Select one or more objects. Choose Object > Transform > Move. Note: When an object is selected, you can also double-click the Selection, Direct Selection, or Group Selection tool to open the Move dialog box.