Path Selection Tool

toolselectpath

This tool, represented by an ellipse with a dashed border and a curve control, allows you to make a Sélections of an area by drawing a path around it. Click where you want each point of the path to be. Click and drag to curve the line between points. Finally click on the first point you created to close your path.

Hotkeys and Sticky keys

  • 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 + mouseleft 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 + mouseleft sets the subsequent selection to 'subtract'.

  • Ctrl + mouseleft sets the subsequent selection to 'replace'.

  • Shift + Alt + mouseleft sets the subsequent selection to 'intersect'.

    Nouveau dans la version 4.2:
  • Hovering over a selection allows you to move it.

  • mouseright will open up a selection quick menu with amongst others the ability to edit the selection.

Note

You can switch the behavior of the Alt key to use Ctrl instead by toggling the switch in the General Settings.

Préférences d'outils

Nouveau dans la version 4.1.3:
Autosmooth Curve

Toggling this will have nodes initialize with smooth curves instead of angles. Untoggle this if you want to create sharp angles for a node. This will not affect curve sharpness from dragging after clicking.

Anticrénelage

This toggles whether or not to give selections feathered edges. Some people prefer hard-jagged edges for their selections.

Nouveau dans la version 4.2:
Autosmooth Curve

Toggling this will have nodes initialize with smooth curves instead of angles. Untoggle this if you want to create sharp angles for a node. This will not affect curve sharpness from dragging after clicking.

Angle Snapping Delta

The angle to snap to.

Activate Angle Snap

Angle snap will make it easier to have the next line be at a specific angle of the current. The angle is determined by the Angle Snapping Delta.