To cut image in Illustrator select the first reference point and the path segments so that you can edit it.This can be done using the tools "Selection" and "Lasso".They are on the toolbar, which by default is the left side of the working window.
Select the "Selection┬╗ (Direct Selection) and dragging the mouse to define the boundary around the anchor points.Select the additional control points in the following way: Hold down Shift, and drag the tool "Selection" on the reference point, and the pointer must turn into an empty square.Then set click the next point.
Activate the tool "lasso┬╗ (Lasso), if you want to select a reference point.Then drag it around the anchor points.If you want to select additional points, hold down Shift.
To select a path segment
using the tool "Selection", click within two pixels of the segment, or drag a marquee on his part.
Activate the tool "Lasso", to allocate part of the loop with it, and run it around the segment.Additional parts of the circuit isolated by dragging them around the tool, hold down Shift.
Cut the loop at any point of reference, or anywhere in the segment.Select the path, it will be viewed at its current anchor points.Select the "Scissors" and click on the loop to the point where it needs to be cut, while there will be two new endpoints.
To cut a path in the middle segment, select an anchor point where you have to cut it, then open the "Control" and then click "Cut the loop on the selected control points."