Revision Date: 14 April 2021

Lasso Select Tool Lasso Select
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This tool is used to create a freeform selection. The edge of the selected region will follow the mouse cursor as it is dragged around the canvas.  The shape will automatically be closed with a straight line from the current cursor location back to the start point.

Making a freeform selection
Making a freeform selection

For more information on making selections, deselecting active selections and the five selection modes see the Selection Tools page.