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Unable to remove points from path

Unable to remove points from path

Unable to remove points from path

(OP)
I am a CorelDraw user and is trying to switch to the freehand interface.  I found it some what difficult to adapt to freehand.  I have read a book on how to use freehand and the only way to remove a point on a path is by using the pen tool and retract a point and deleting it.  I have tried it a few times and it always ruins my overall image.  Whereas when i am doing it in coreldraw, i can right click on and point and delete it with out affecting too much of the overall progortion of the path.  Does anyone know a way where i can remove a point without going through all the fuzz?  your help is appriciated.

RE: Unable to remove points from path

Hmm.. you should be able to put the pen tool over the point and it should have a "-" sign over it, which means that clicking will delete the point.

How is it ruining your image, exactly?

RE: Unable to remove points from path

(OP)
You know in corel draw, you get to right click and delete a point and it leaves a pretty similar shape?
but in freehand...the shape just deflates... without the point... the line just sinks down to the two remaining connecting points...

RE: Unable to remove points from path

If you have too many points on the path you can try the Cleanup -> Simplify filter. Otherwise, this Corel Draw feature has no parallel in FH.

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