Erase with Path In Place

The Erase with Path In Place tool lets you turn any path into an erase path, that is, a path which cuts through all existing paths below it. Once the path has been converted to an erase path, you can actually move it or transform it like any other path. Think of it as being able to move a hole. Make sure the Snap to Erasures option is turned ON in the Header Options Buttons and simply use the a Move move tool or any other transformation tool. See Erasing for a complete explanation of how erasing works. Here’s an example: