Direct Selection Tool

The Direct Selection Tool selects and moves existing path's / vector shape mask's segments / anchor points:

  • In the Toolbox, select the Direct Selection Tool.
  • Drag on the image to select a path or shape segment or click directly on an anchor point to select it*.
  • Drag selected anchor point or segment (by an anchor point) to re-shape path or vector shape mask.
  • Drag direction point of a selected anchor point to change curve's amplitude and / or direction.
  • To delete selected segment or anchor point press [Delete] key.
  • To select 2 or more segments or anchor points press [Shift] key while selecting.

*In case the work path / vector shape layer is not currently selected, first click on a path or shape to select path / layer name, and then select its segment or anchor point.