No matter what method you use to select items, there is just one way to deselect individual elements when you have several selected: You must Shift-click with the selection tool to remove items from a selection.
To deselect individual items:
- In the Toolbar, select the selection tool.
- Hold down the Shift key.
- Click any highlighted lines or fills you want to remove from the current selection.
Flash removes the highlighting from the item you just clicked (
Figure 3.12 With the selection tool selected, position the pointer over the element you want to remove from the selection (left). Shift-click the item to deselect it (right). Repeat the process to deselect another item.