Break a line/ tracing an image

If I trace an image and its not coming out exactly how I want it, am I able to break a line and add my own and then delete the excess part. If I try to ungroup the picture, and there is still a big chunk connected, can I separate that into pieces?

Select the object, then select the node tool. Hover over the desired break point, press B for break. If the object is a closed object, only the node appearance will change. If it is an open object, the marquee will disappear. Hovering over a line segment between nodes and pressing D will delete the segment.

You can also use the cut shape feature to create a “cropping” shape to bust the object into pieces.

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If you point the mouse at the ‘Edit Nodes’ button and press F1 it will bring to the help for that feature, complete with all the shortcut keys and video tutorials.

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