This tool, represented by an ellipse with a dashed border, allows you to make Sélections of a elliptical area. Simply click and drag around the section you wish to select.
Hotkeys and Stickykeys¶
J selects this tool.
R sets the selection to 'replace' in the tool options, this is the default mode.
A sets the selection to 'add' in the tool options.
S sets the selection to 'subtract' in the tool options.
Shift after starting the selection, constraints it to a perfect circle.
Ctrl after starting the selection, makes the selection resize from center.
Alt after starting the selection, allows you to move it.
Shift + sets the subsequent selection to 'add'. You can release the Shift key while dragging, but it will still be set to 'add'. Same for the others.
Alt + sets the subsequent selection to 'subtract'.
Ctrl + sets the subsequent selection to 'replace'.
Shift + Alt + sets the subsequent selection to 'intersect'.
Nouveau dans la version 4.2:
Hovering over a selection allows you to move it.
will open up a selection quick menu with amongst others the ability to edit the selection.
So to subtract a perfect circle, you do Alt + , then release the Alt key while dragging and press Shift to constrain.
You can switch the behavior of the Alt key to use Ctrl instead by toggling the switch in the General Settings
This toggles whether or not to give selections feathered edges. Some people prefer hard-jagged edges for their selections.
Gives the current width. Use the lock to force the next selection made to this width.
Gives the current height. Use the lock to force the next selection made to this height.
Gives the current ratio. Use the lock to force the next selection made to this ratio.