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Adobe CS6 is full of tools, most identified with little icons that hint at their functions. For example, use the tool that looks like a brush if you want to create brush marks. (Smart, huh?) Peruse this table that shows the most common Adobe CS6 tools and what each one does.

Tool What You Can Do with It
Selection Select elements in the document.
Marquee Select elements in a document using a rectangular or oval shape.
Lasso Make freehand selections in a document.
Magic Wand Select similar adjoining colors in a document.
Pencil Make freehand solid marks (with a hard edge) in the document.
Pen Create vector paths in a document.
Brush Create painterly brush marks in the document; brushes vary in size, shape, and pattern.
Text Add text to the document.
Shape Create various shapes in the document.
Scale Increase or decrease the scale (size) of an element in the document.
Hand Move the contents of the document for viewing purposes.
Zoom Change the magnification of the document.
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