Edit > Manual Edit

Opens the Current Image in an editor which allows for manual edits to its segmentation. Here you can add missed features and remove artifacts. Also useful for manually defining a region of interest (ROI), which when set in a memory image, can be used to restrict your feature selection to a certain area in the image.

1. Selection Tools

  • Outline: Select a polygon area by clicking to create nodes. Click the last node to close the polygon.
  • Ellipse: Click, drag, and release to create an elliptical/circular selection
  • Box: Click, drag, and release to create a rectangular/square selection
  • Freehand: Click, drag, and release to create a freehand selection. Selection closes automatically.
  • Line: Click, drag, and release to create a straight line selection
  • Pen: Click, drag, and release to create a pen (freehand line) selection
  • Circle Click: Click one or multiple points to define centers of circular selection. Pixel diameter of circles is determine by Pen Size. Double-click one point to create one circle. Click multiple points and press “Enter”, or double-click the last, to create multiple circles.
  • Select: Click one or multiple features to select them. Double-click one feature to select just that one. Click multiple features and press “Enter”, or double-click the last, to select multiple features.
  • Magic Wand: Click one or multiple points to magic-wand select regions around them based on the surrounding grayscale pixel values. Tolerance defines how different neighboring pixel instensities can be and still be included in the region. Higher tolerance leads to larger regions. Double-click one point to select one region. Click multiple points and press “Enter”, or double-click the last, to select multiple regions.

2. Process Selection

  • Fill: Fill the current selection (make it black in B/W view)
  • Erase: Erase the current selection (make it white in B/W view)
  • Cancel: Cancel the current selection
  • Undo Undo the last fill/erase operation

3. Options

  • Invert Selection: Invert the current selection (select everything else)
  • Include Contacted: Include entire features that even partially contact the current selection

4. Pen Size

Controls the thickness (in pixels) of the Line and Pen selection tools, as well as the diameter (in pixels) of the circles created by the Circle Click tool

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