When selecting the Transform tool, several options are available in the Tool Properties view.
Sets the selection mode to Lasso, which allows you to select multiple items by drawing a lasso around them.
TIP When this option is enabled, you can press and hold the Alt key to temporarily use Marquee mode.
Sets the selection mode to Marquee, which allows you to select multiple items by drawing a rectangle around them.
TIP When this option is enabled, you can press and hold the Alt key to temporarily use Lasso mode.
When enabled, you can drag the selection by clicking anywhere inside its bounding box. By default, you must click on the artwork in the selection to be able to drag it.
Allows you to enable or disable snapping for this tool and all other animation and drawing tools that support snapping, as well as to select which types of snapping are enabled.
If you double-click or long-click on this button, it will open a pop-up menu in which you can toggle different snapping modes. You can also click on this button to toggle it off, which will disable all snapping modes, and click on it again and toggle it on to re-enable the snapping modes which were previously enabled.
This tool supports the following snapping modes:
Peg Selection Mode
In the Camera view, the Peg Selection Mode limits the selection to peg layers instead of drawing layers. This mode is useful when you have created a character rig using peg layers for each drawing. That way, you do not accidentally select the drawing layer when you want to animate on the peg.
When disabled, the Transform tool selects the drawing layers.
|Control Selection Mode||
When enabled, you can select several control points in the Camera view by drawing a lasso or marquee around them. By default, drawing a lasso or marquee in the Camera view will select layers in the area.
NOTE This option works with curve and envelope deformation points as well as Animated Matte Generator control points.
|Hide Manipulator Controls||
The Hide Manipulator Controls button lets you hide the bounding box and manipulator controls from the Camera view when an element is selected.
Flips the current selection horizontally.
You can also select Animation > Flip > Flip Horizontal from the top menu or press 4 or 5.
Flips the current selection vertically.
You can also select Animation > Flip > Flip Vertical from the top menu or press 4 or 5.
|Rotate 90 Degrees CW||Rotates the current selection 90 degrees clockwise.|
|Rotate 90 Degrees CCW||Rotates the current selection 90 degrees counter-clockwise.|
|Offset X ad Y||
Use the Offset X and Offset Y operation fields to enter specific values and precisely reposition the selected shape.
|Width and Height||
Use the Width and Height operation fields to enter specific values to resize the selected shape with precision.
The Angle operation lets you to enter specific values and accurately rotate the selected shape.