When you use the Select tool, its properties and options appear in the Tool Properties view.
Lasso and Marquee Modes
When selecting artwork, you can use the Lasso mode to make a freehand selection or the Marquee mode to make a rectangular selection.
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:
- Snap to Contour: While moving the selection or one of its control points, it will snap against the nearby points and contours of your artwork, allowing you to snap parts of your artwork together.
Snap to Alignment Guides: While moving the selection or one of its control points, it will snap against nearby alignment guides
—see About Alignment Guides.
Snap and Align: While moving the selection, the rectangular bounding box of the selection will align with the rectangular bounding boxes of
other strokes and shapes in your artwork. If you move one of your selection's control points, it will also align with the bounding boxes of other strokes and shapes in your artwork.
Select by Colour Mode
When enabled, clicking on a shape or pencil line will select everything in your drawing that is painted with the same colour.
Select All Drawings in Scene
Click on this to select all the drawings in the current scene simultaneously. You can then manipulate them together. The outlines of drawings in other panels will appear in the Stage view.