Using the Erase Tool
You may want to delete parts of paths. Rather than selecting and deleting individual points, you can use the Erase tool to drag to delete parts of a path.
To delete paths with the Erase tool:
- Select the path that you want to delete parts of.
- Choose the Erase tool in the Tools panel .
- Press and drag the Erase tool along the path.
- Release the mouse to display the new path .