Ellipse Select

The Ellipse Select Tool can be used for elliptical (including circular) selections. For example, you can use it to select rounded objects such as balls.

How to use the Ellipse Selection Tool

  1. Select Ellipse Selection Ellipse icon from the Tools menu.



  2. Position the Ellipse Selection to the top left hand corner (A) portion of the area that you want to select.

    Ellipse Position


  3. Click and drag from the top-left corner (A) to the bottom-right corner (B) of your desired element. While you drag, the ellipse dotted line selection outline appears. Hold Shift after starting, the selection will constrain to a circle.

    Ellipse Example


  4. Release the click (and Shift if it was pressed) once you have captured the elliptical region you want to select.