I am using a pen tool to draw a curve and I have made some sharp corners so that I can round it with a round controller.

But only at some point, it shows a round controller and most of the point is left out.

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as you can see only 4 sharp corners have the controller even though a lot of other corners is also sharp.

What is the problem in adobe illustrator?

  • I can't replicate this problem. Perhaps you have two anchor points very close together, or the corners without rounding widget are bezier points with very short handles?
    – dom
    Jun 4 '20 at 14:44
  • take the pen tool and draw > and tell me if you could found the corner. Jun 4 '20 at 16:06
  • Yep, I just did that and it works: > and corners are shown.
    – Lucian
    Jun 4 '20 at 17:18

A guess: You have set in the preferences ON option "hide the corner widget if the angle is greater than..."


That tool doesn't like small shapes or tight corners! You can try to select the corners individually with the Direct Selection tool :A key: and see if they round then. Or making the shape larger way also work.

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