Modifying Bezier Shapes
Flash CS4 Tutorial
How to Re-Shape Vector Shapes in Flash
Once you have created a bezier object, you may want to want to reshape it. There are several tools that make shape editing possible. They include the Subselection (a key), Add Anchor Point (=), Delete Anchor Point (-) and Convert Anchor Point (c key) tools.
It helps to know the shortcuts for each of the tools so you can quickly toggle between the tools.
Bezier objects are created with several Flash tools. You can edit rectangles, ovals, polystars, brush tool shapes, pen drawn objects and pencil lines.
Open a Flash document with a bezier shape. For this example you could use the shape created in the topic, Drawing with the Pen Tool.
Choose the Subselection tool (a key) and click a point on the object. Drag the point to a new location.
Click drag one of the handles to reshape the curve.
Select the Add Anchor Point tool (= key) and click the line to add a point.
Select the Delete Anchor Point tool (- key) and click the line to remove a point.
Click the Convert Anchor Point tool (c key), click and drag a sharp corner to round the corner. It is also used to convert