Use The “Create” Dialog Box For The Shape Tools September 20, 2016. Posted in: Tip Of The Day. When using any of the shape tools, for example, the rectangle tool or the custom shape tool, press Shift and click on the canvas to bring up the “Create” dialog box. Where you will able to manually input the shape’s width and height. « Previous Photoshop Tip: | Next Photoshop Tip: » Get The Tip of The Day in Your Inbox! Sign-up for the PTC Newsletter to receive a weekly re-cap of the Tips of The Day. That way you'll never miss a tip. You'll also get instant access to the Subscriber Only Tutorials! Enter your email below to sign up! Your Email Address: You Can Also Get Daily Tips On Your Feed! Every Photoshop Tip of The Day is posted in our Facebook & Google Plus, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest pages.