This tool is mainly used to select, but also to move and resize design shapes (not individual punchpoints). For
example, you might use the
Selecting design shapes
To select shapes in the design:
Click a stitched edge of a design shape. "Dancing ants" (moving dashes) and a selection frame appear
around the shape to show that it is selected.
To select additional design shapes, do any of the following:
To select shapes that are in sequence, hold down the Shift key and click a stitched edge of the last
design shape in the sequence.
To select speciﬁc shapes that are not in sequence, hold down the Ctrl key and click a stitched edge of
each additional design shape.
To select all shapes in a speciﬁc area of the design, drag the pointer over the area containing the
desired shapes, until the selection box encloses them.
NOTE: The buttons in the
tion, see Navigating through the design in chapter 23.
To select all shapes in the design, click
Moving and resizing design shapes
To move selected design shapes:
Move the pointer over either the selection frame or the "Dancing ants" around the selected design shapes.
The pointer changes to a four-headed arrow (
Chapter 3: Move Tool (
) to select a shape in order to change its color.
) in the
palette can also be used to select design shapes. For more informa-