The first seven tools in the Toolbox (if they’re in the default order) are the selection tools, shown in Figure 13-8.
Like most tools initially present in the Toolbox, and like most other tools in general, selection tools have options, so keep the options dialog open and docked at the bottom of the Toolbox.
If you’ve accidentally closed it, just select Image: Windows > Dockable dialogs > Tool Options, double-click the tool icon, and drag the dialog that appears to the bottom of the Toolbox.
In the following section, we go through all the options for each of the selection tools. But some of these options are common to all tools, and we describe those just once—right here at the beginning. Figure 13-9 shows ...