Unlocking the handles

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2019-07-14 05:45:56

I was playing with the Draw tool and notice that I can't move one handle at a time.. I tried alt+handle click to unlock them but it didn't work. Is this feature missing or I'm doing some wrong?
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2019-07-14 05:53:49

It turns out the combination I was looking for is ⌘+handle click. Which allows the movement of single handle but when you try to move the other handle.. it moves both of them

Video: https://imgur.com/a/gFtPyRr
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2019-07-14 06:36:45

Hi John.

I don't think that it's a bug. I just think that's it's not operating how you think it's operating.

Rather than Cmd + drag being used to drag the handles independently, I think that Cmd + drag toggles the node from being a point to symmetry to one of inflection.

So an initial Cmd + drag will switch the point's mode as you want but if you just drag the handles after that (without Cmd) you won't switch it back.

Hope this helps.

- Stef.
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2019-07-17 08:48:47

Yep, Stef's right — I get caught out by this myself from time to time, so I can definitely empathise. I think we could improve here.