All Files Cutting T-SBFND-008-007 The Cutter tool lets you cut out part of a drawing so that you can transform it, copy it or delete it. How to cut drawings In the Tools toolbar, select the Cutter tool or press Alt + T. In the Stage view, select an area to cut away. To delete the selected area, press Del. To move the selection, drag it to a new area. Use the bounding box controls to scale, skew, or rotate the cut piece. NOTE To transform your selection, see Transforming Artwork with the Select Tool..