To end the Pen tool, hold down the Option key and drag the Pen tool to the left.
To end a Pen stroke in Illustrator, use the Pen tool and drag the cursor to the end of the pen stroke.
To deselect a Pen tool path, select the Tools > Options > General tab and click on the Remove All Unselected Paths button.
There are a few ways to end a path in Illustrator. One way is to use the arrow keys to move the line up or down, and the other is to use the command key (cmd) to turn off the line.
In Illustrator 2022, the “Snapshot” command is grayed out. To turn it off, you’ll need to use the “Layer > Snapshot” command.
To deselect a selection tool, use the command (cmd) “x” to select all the items in the selection tool and then use the “d” key to deselect them.
In Illustrator 2021, there are three ways to deselect a layer: by clicking the X next to the layer’s name in the Layers palette, by pressing the Delete key on your keyboard, or by hitting the Esc key.