i can not find lasso tool.

Asked by NISITH RANJAN on 2008-05-17

I can not find lasso tool in the tool menu for selection.

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Jon A. Cruz (jon-joncruz) said : #1

There is no lasso tool. That is more commonly used for bitmap editors. Inkscape is a vector editor, and thus operates on shapes, not pixels.

There is, however, a "touch select" mode for the selection tool. Use the select (arrow) tool and hold the alt-key and drag. Any shape touched by the line will be selected.

pbhj (pbhj) said : #2

Incidentally I have to drag then click Alt as my window manager (KDE on Ubuntu) grabs Alt for moving windows.

Karlisson (karlisson) said : #3

Left-click with the mouse first, press ALT and start to drag ;)

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