Using the Lasso tool


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Using the Lasso tool

The Lasso tool is yet another Selection tool that works much the same way as the Direct Selection tool in Illustrator. It can be used to select either single objects within groups or single anchor point on a shape as well. The difference is that you'll be using a marquee method of selection when you're using this tool. It also differs in the fact that the Lasso tool is what we call a pure selection tool. There are no modifying capabilities like what you have with the Arrow tools. For instance, when you make a selection with one of the Arrow tools, you simply click on the object, it become selected, and then you can move the object around, edit the anchor points in the case of the Direct Selection tool, and all that kind of stuff.

With the Lasso tool, you simply make a selection and that's it. There's no modifying anchor points, there's no moving the object, it's simply selected. Let's take a look. In order to locate the Lasso tool, come over to your Tools panel ...

Using the Lasso tool
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Using the Lasso tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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