Convert Between Smooth Points and Corner Points
Convert the points on a path between corner to smooth points. Using the Convert Anchor Point tool, you can choose to convert only one side of the point, and you can precisely alter the curve as you convert the point.
Convert between smooth points and corner points
You can convert the points on a path between corner and smooth points. Using the Convert Anchor Point
tool, you can choose to convert only one side of the
point, and you can precisely alter the curve as you
convert the point.

Select
the entire path you want to modify
so that you can see its anchor
points.

Select
the Convert Anchor Point tool.

Position the Convert Anchor Point
tool over the anchor point you want
to convert, and do one of the
followings:
To convert a
corner point to a
smooth point, drag a
direction point out
of the corner point.
Dragging a direction
point out of a corner
point to create a smooth
point
To convert a
smooth point to a
corner point without
direction lines,
click the smooth
point.
Clicking a smooth point
to create a corner point
To convert a
smooth point to a
corner point with
independent
direction lines,
drag either
direction point.
Converting a smooth
point to a corner point
To convert a
corner point without
direction lines to a
corner point with
independent
direction lines,
first drag a
direction point out
of a corner point
(making it a smooth
point with direction
lines). Release the
mouse button only
(don't release any
keys you may have
pressed to activate
the Convert Anchor
Point tool), and
then drag either
direction point.