Before you can change the size, fill, or other properties of an object, you must first select it. You use the Pick Tool to select objects and to manipulate an object's handles. Handles are the black squares that appear around a selected object (Figure 4.2). They are used to change the dimensions of an object.
Select the Pick Tool from the toolbox.
Click the object you wish to select. Eight black handles appear around the object to show that it is selected (Figure 4.2).
Select the Pick Tool ...