Motion 5 - Using the Edit Points Tool

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Using the Edit Points Tool

You can modify a shape or mask in the Canvas using the Edit Points tool.

To modify a shape’s control points in the Canvas


After you create the shape or mask, choose the Edit Points tool from the 2D tools pop-up
menu in the toolbar.

Note: You can also double-click the shape, or Control-click the layer, then choose Edit
Points from the shortcut menu.

The layer’s control points become active.


In the Canvas, drag the points to modify the shape of the layer.

For more information on working with shapes and masks, see

Using Shapes, Masks, and

Paint Strokes



Chapter 7

Basic Compositing