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CorelDraw 10 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steve Schwartz, Phyllis Davis

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Cutting Objects Apart

The Knife Tool (Figure 7.24) cuts away a portion of an object's path while adding new paths. It works like the Freehand Tool. You can make straight cuts or freehand cuts.

Figure 7.24. Select the Knife Tool from the Shape Tool flyout.

To make a straight cut:

1.
Select the Knife Tool from the Shape Tool flyout. The cursor changes to an angled knife.
2.
Move the knife cursor over the object's path where you want to start cutting. When the cursor is over the path, it snaps upright—indicating that it's ready to cut.
3.
Click to start the cut.
4.
Move the cursor to the spot on the path where you want to finish the cut. CorelDraw ...

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