Select one shape
Click the Pointer tool . Move the pointer over a shape. When the pointer changes to a four-headed arrow , click to select the shape.
Selection handles appear on the shape.
Select multiple shapes
Select all the shapes on a page
On the Edit menu, click Select All.
Select all of a particular kind of object
On the Edit menu, click Select by Type, and then check the type of object that you want to select, such as shapes, groups, or guides.
Cancel a selection
Do one of the following:
To cancel the entire selection, click a blank area on your drawing, or press ESC. To cancel the selection of one shape when several are selected, press SHIFT and click the shape.