Text Link
<path fill-rule="evenodd" clip-rule="evenodd" d="M12.4825 17.4763C12.8149 17.6965 13.2305 17.9718 13.6802 18.7507C14.5737 20.2983 14.0417 22.2619 12.4871 23.1595C10.9255 24.061 8.95211 23.544 8.05855 21.9963C7.16099 20.4417 7.68899 18.4712 9.25749 17.5656C9.87518 17.209 10.0663 17.0431 10.0455 16.3981L9.97571 14.3378L10.0174 14.3138C10.5474 14.5907 11.0744 14.6381 11.7496 14.4611L11.7736 14.5028C11.7633 14.629 11.762 14.7871 11.7698 14.9769L11.8223 16.5105C11.8392 16.7321 11.8676 16.8453 11.9437 16.9771C12.0767 17.2074 12.2611 17.3296 12.4825 17.4763ZM11.8305 22.0212C12.7466 21.4923 13.0784 20.3199 12.5495 19.4037C12.0126 18.4738 10.8273 18.1679 9.91118 18.6968C8.97425 19.2378 8.66039 20.4091 9.19732 21.3391C9.72624 22.2552 10.8936 22.5622 11.8305 22.0212ZM21.5787 14.1907C20.6811 12.636 18.7106 12.1081 17.1421 13.0136C16.5661 13.3462 16.321 13.4507 15.8475 13.1595L2.82839 5.01881C1.95164 5.90441 2.42434 7.13986 4.03974 8.51134L9.5924 13.2083C10.3717 13.8688 10.9895 13.9933 11.8881 13.7706L12.4749 13.6169C12.8959 13.5126 13.1685 13.5681 13.7627 13.9561L14.9529 14.7033C15.1432 14.8247 15.2271 14.9058 15.3032 15.0377C15.4385 15.272 15.4514 15.4963 15.4668 15.7645C15.4897 16.1637 15.5182 16.6603 15.964 17.4323C16.8576 18.98 18.824 19.5011 20.3717 18.6075C21.9333 17.7059 22.4722 15.7384 21.5787 14.1907ZM11.2732 12.8022C11.5925 12.6179 11.693 12.1989 11.5167 11.8936C11.3284 11.5674 10.9153 11.445 10.5961 11.6293C10.2629 11.8216 10.1694 12.2365 10.3577 12.5627C10.534 12.8681 10.9401 12.9945 11.2732 12.8022ZM11.9305 3.95536C11.5703 1.84082 10.7169 0.843548 9.48381 1.17606L9.76119 8.5485L12.9221 10.5453L13.0054 10.4973L11.9305 3.95536ZM19.7145 17.4692C20.6514 16.9283 20.9693 15.7639 20.4404 14.8478C19.9034 13.9178 18.7321 13.6039 17.7951 14.1448C16.879 14.6738 16.5582 15.8491 17.0951 16.7791C17.6241 17.6952 18.7984 17.9982 19.7145 17.4692Z" fill="#1C1C1E"/>
Scissors Tool

Scissors Tool

Split your shapes or paths into two open path segments with the Scissors Tool. Cut, move, and rearrange your shapes freely on the canvas.

Follow Along!
Learn Vectornator from A to Z with this downloadable sample file.
Download File

With the Scissors Tool ~ic-scissor~~ic-scissor~, you can split a vector shape or path.

How to Activate the Scissors Tool

You can activate the Scissors Tool by clicking on the Scissors Tool Icon ~ic-scissor~~ic-scissor~ inside the Toolbar.

Screenshot design UI with flowers and vases on the canvas
Note: The Scissors Tool can only be applied on a single Vector Object and not simultaneously on multiple selected shapes or paths. The Scissors Tool cannot be used to split a raster-based image.

How to Split a Path

You can split a path into multiple paths with the Scissors Tool ~ic-scissor~~ic-scissor~. Activate the Scissors Tool in the Toolbar and click on any path segments or nodes (except for the Start or End Point of your path) to split the path. The operation will result in two open paths.

How to Edit Shapes With the Scissors Tool

Use the Scissors Tool ~ic-scissor~~ic-scissor~ to cut away shape segments. First, select the shape you want to edit with the Selection Tool ~ic-selection~~ic-selection~ or the Node Tool ~ic-node~~ic-node~, and then activate the Scissors Tool in the Toolbar.

Then, click on any Path Segment or Bézier Node (except for the Start or End Points) and split your shape into two open paths.

Learn more about  – How to Close a Shape

To move the newly created shape, activate the Selection Tool ~ic-selection~~ic-selection~ in the Toolbar, and click and drag it on any position on the canvas.

Final Notes | The Scissors Tool

・The Scissors Tool is only applicable to vector shapes and not to raster images.
・The Scissors Tool does not apply to grouped or masked objects.
・The Scissors Tool allows you to cut segments of combined shapes by clicking on the shape border. To move the cut segment, you must separate it using the Separate Button ~ic-separate-path~~ic-separate-path~ in the Path Section.

Note – It is recommended to use the Scissors Tool to split a shape into two open paths and the Eraser Tool ~ic-eraser~~ic-eraser~ to split a shape into two closed paths.

Learn Vectornator
Learn how to create your next design by using this Vectornator sample document.
Download
Download the PDF version here.
Last Updated on Sep 18, 2022
Master the Power of Vectornator

Expand your skills and tackle the next challenge, our tutorials and courses will help you to master vector design on a professional level.

Go to Academy