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Chapter 4. Mastering the Art of Selection > Using the Elliptical Marquee Tool

Using the Elliptical Marquee Tool

The Elliptical Marquee tool lets you create oval or circular selection marquees. Select the Elliptical Marquee tool on the toolbox from the available Marquee options, move into the document and drag the tool, using the mouse (or drawing tablet) to control your movements. To further control a selection, hold the Shift key to produce a perfect circle, and hold down the Alt (Win) or Option (Mac) key to create a selection marquee from center out. Releasing the mouse instructs the Elliptical Marquee tool to close the selection.


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