Cut the portion of the line segment with knife tool in illustrator?

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

As shown in the figure the corner of following shape need to be removed to make it dashed line. I am trying to use knife tool to cut the portion of the line. But failed to do so. Is there any possibility to cut the part of the line tool?enter image description here

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

The knife tool won’t work on an open path with a stroke. It only works on closed paths.

Example. The top line is an open path with a stroke. The bottom line is identical but has been Expanded to a closed path (outline) with a fill.

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If you want a dashed line, it’s probably easier to simply apply a dashed line to the stroke in the Strokes panel.

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Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
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