How do I select multiple items at once? Follow You can click a spot in the image, then drag the Selection tool. A square will appear, and whatever the square covers will automatically be selected. You can hold the Shift button and click on multiple elements at a time to select them. Related articles I’ve selected my items. Now what? How do I select individual elements or layers? How do I select items? I love the illustration, but I want to add something, and I’m not wild about the colors. What do I do? How do I align text? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.