Krita/Manual/Tools/EllipseSelect

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Select an elliptical area

Elliptical Selection Tool Icon.PNG

This tool, represented by a ellipse with a dashed border, allows you to make a selection 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 square.
  • Ctrl after starting the selection, makes the selection resize from center.
  • Alt after starting the selection, allows you to move it.

2.9.6

  • Shift+Left-Mouse-Click 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+Left-Mouse-Click sets the subsequent selection to 'subtract'.
  • Ctrl+Left-Mouse-Click sets the subsequent selection to 'replace'.
  • Shift+Alt+Left-Mouse-Click sets the subsequent selection to 'intersect'.
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Note
So to subtract a perfect square, you do Alt+Left-Mouse-Click, then release the Alt key while dragging and press Shift to constrain.


Tool Options

Elliptical Selection Tool Options.PNG


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