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Can't enter path edit mode on shape when image has been masked or having used 'Paste Appearance'

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I've turned a rectangle into a parallelogram by double clicking it, selecting two of the points, and moving them independently of the other two points (Path Edit Mode, I think this is called). I have then pasted an image into the shape using 'Paste Appearance'. I would like to edit the points independently after pasting in the image, but double-clicking the shape only selects the image and no longer allows me to select the four anchor points.

 

I have also tried using Mask With Shape instead, but it doesn't work any better.

 

Is there a way to directly edit the points of a shape after you have pasted an image into it?

Hi Alex,

 

Thanks for reaching out. I tried the same on my end and was able to edit the points. To edit the points, please ensure you are double-clicking on the parallelogram border to enter the edit mode instead of double-clicking on the center of the parallelogram. Please try that and let us know how it goes.

 

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Rishabh

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Can't enter path edit mode on shape when image has been masked or having used 'Paste Appearance'

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I've turned a rectangle into a parallelogram by double clicking it, selecting two of the points, and moving them independently of the other two points (Path Edit Mode, I think this is called). I have then pasted an image into the shape using 'Paste Appearance'. I would like to edit the points independently after pasting in the image, but double-clicking the shape only selects the image and no longer allows me to select the four anchor points.

 

I have also tried using Mask With Shape instead, but it doesn't work any better.

 

Is there a way to directly edit the points of a shape after you have pasted an image into it?

Hi Alex,

 

Thanks for reaching out. I tried the same on my end and was able to edit the points. To edit the points, please ensure you are double-clicking on the parallelogram border to enter the edit mode instead of double-clicking on the center of the parallelogram. Please try that and let us know how it goes.

 

Regards

Rishabh

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Hi Alex,

 

Thanks for reaching out. I tried the same on my end and was able to edit the points. To edit the points, please ensure you are double-clicking on the parallelogram border to enter the edit mode instead of double-clicking on the center of the parallelogram. Please try that and let us know how it goes.

 

Regards

Rishabh

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Thanks! Clicking on the border of the parallelogram instead of the center is the way to do it.

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