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

Using the Rectangular Marquee Tool

The Rectangular Marquee tool lets you create rectangular and square selection marquees. the Rectangular Marquee tool is excellent for a quick crop, or selecting and moving blocks of image information. Select the Rectangular Marquee tool on the toolbox from the available Marquee options, and then drag the tool using the mouse (or drawing tablet) to control your movements. To further control a selection, hold down the Shift key to produce a perfect square, and hold down the Alt (Win) or Option (Mac) key to create a selection marquee from center out. Releasing the mouse instructs the Rectangular Marquee tool to create the selection.


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