Edit vector curves and shapes

Vector curves and shapes are easily edited using either:

Use the former for fine tuning and curve adjustment as you draw, the latter for more prolonged editing operations.

To edit curves as you draw:
To change curvature of a segment:

Do one of the following:

To add nodes:
To delete nodes:
Close Curve To close curves:

Do one of the following:

Break Curve To break (split) curves:
Join Curves To join curves:
  1. With the Node Tool (hold down the if using the Pen Tool), hold down with the and select both curves.
  2. Click Join Curves on the context toolbar.
Reverse Curve To reverse curves:
Sharp Corner Smart Corner Smooth Corner To convert nodes to a different type:

Do one of the following:

To copy control handle length/direction from another curve's node: