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Is there a way to extend a point selection to its stroke ?

I want to:

  • select a point
  • (magic shortcut ?)
  • have the whole stroke selected

Thanks !

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Yes, click the anchor point once to select it, then ALT+Click the same point again, to select the entire path.

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One can merely click the object with the Selection Tool (Black arrow) to select it in its entirety. Or you can Option/Alt+click when using the Direct Selection Tool (White Arrow) to select entire objects.

If you must start with merely a single anchor selected, and must use a shortcut without any further clicks...

Lock, then unlock, and the entire object will be selected....

  • Select a single anchor
  • Command/Ctrl+2 (Object > Lock > Selection)
  • Command/Ctrl+Option/Alt+2 (Object > Unlock All)

This will result in the entire object being selected after it is unlocked.

You can do the same thing with Object > Hide rather than locking, if you'd prefer to hide.

  • Select a single anchor
  • Command/Ctrl+3 (Object > Hide > Selection)
  • Command/Ctrl+Option/Alt+3 (Object > Show All)
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