Rectangle Select

The Rectangle Select tool can be used to select rectangular areas (including squares). For example, you can use it to select box-shaped objects such as bricks.

How to use the Rectangle Selection Tool

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



  2. Position the cursor near the top-left corner (A) portion of the area that you want to select.

    Rectangle Position


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

    Rectangle Example

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