Selection tools – Lasso

  • This tool allows you to select area of the image by drawing selection outline. When selection is applied to the image then other tools (e.g. paint tools, filters, …) affects only selected area. This tool also provides additional settings for more precise control. 

How to use
  • Position cursor over the image in the place where you want to start. Press and hold left mouse button and draw your selection. Release left mouse button. Selection will be automatically closed by straight line. 

  • You can also combine previous selection with new selection by using selection modes. 

  • Selection can be canceled by pressing keys Ctrl+D or in the application menu “Selection->Deselect”. 

  • Selection can be inverted by pressing keys Shift+Ctrl+I or in the application menu “Selection->Invert Selection”. 

  • All image can be selected by pressing keys Ctrl+A or in the application menu “Selection->Select All”. 

  • Selection can be moved in the following way. Position mouse cursor over the selected area. If all conditions are met then cursor should change to “black arrow”. Press and hold left mouse button and move the mouse over the image. Selected area will follow mouse movements. Release left mouse button.  

  • Selection applies to whole image.  

Tool settings


  1. 1.Sets selection mode. 

  2. 2.Sets whether selection edges will be anti-aliased. 

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