Select from Path

  1. Choose the path tool from the toolbox

  2. Place it where you want to begin the selection

  3. Click the left mouse button, the first "anchor" point will vbe shown

  4. Choose each new point to construct the path

  5. When complete, choose selection>from path mernu item

  6. at this point you can delete the original path if desired. Go to Dialogs>paths, and when the list of paths is shown, right-click the path and choose delete path Do to the selection as yo wish.