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I have a black shape like this:

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That red rectangle is not part of my shape. I just draw it so that divides my shape visually into two parts. I would like to only scale "the part of my shape inside red rectangle" horizontally (I do not want to scale "the part of the shape outside rectangle" horizontally). How can I do this in illustrator?

  • this just like the Arabic calligraphy ending vanished point. you don't have so many choices. Convert your path to an outline stroke and reshape your nodes and handles – hsawires Nov 30 '14 at 14:24
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Since you are asking about Illustrator -- Grab the Direct Selection Tool (the White arrow) and click the anchor points on the left, and move them. That's all there is to it.

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Click on Direct selection tool(shortcut : A).

Click on the object.

Anchor points will be shown.

Now carefully click on the anchor point.

Use arrow key to move the anchor point together in the direction desired

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