Turn shape into individual paths - Illustrator


Question

Is it possible in Illustrator to automatically cut a shape of points so each segmented line is separated?

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A segmented line from a star

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3/7/2016 10:19:00 PM

Accepted Answer

  1. Select the Direct Select Tool (A).
  2. Select all of the points.
  3. Hold Shift and select 1 of the anchor points to deselect one of the anchor points
  4. Select Cut path of selected anchor points in the Anchor Point toolbar (The icon with the segmented line and scissors).

Anchor options

  1. Now go back to the last anchor point and select it with the Direct Select Tool (A) and click on the Cut path of selected anchor points button to cut the last anchor point.
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3/7/2016 10:23:00 PM

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