Select from Path
- Choose the path tool from the toolbox
- Place it where you want to begin the selection
- Click the left mouse button, the first "anchor" point will vbe shown
- Choose each new point to construct the path
- When complete, choose selection>from path mernu item
- 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.