The Tool Palette contains the tools for entering shapes, selecting and editing shapes, selecting and maneuvering shapes, changing information about performers, and items such as text and arrows.
The Selection tools are used to select a shape or groups of shapes.
The Drawing tools are used to draw shapes.
The Editing & Maneuvering tools are used to create transitions as well as edit shapes.
The Extras tools are used to add and modify information about performers such as their label and symbol. These tools can also be used to draw special items such as instructions or arrows.