Std BoxElementSelection

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Std BoxElementSelection.svg Std BoxElementSelection

Menu location
Edit → Box element selection
Default shortcut
Shift + E
Introduced in version
See also
Std SelectAll, Std BoxSelection, Part BoxSelection, Fit Selection


Std BoxElementSelection allows you to select the vertices of the objects in the 3D view by dragging a box.

Use Part BoxSelection if you want to select only the faces of an object, and Std BoxSelection if you want to select the entire shape.

How to use

  • Go to the menu Edit → Std BoxElementSelection.svg Box selection.
  • Drag the box from left to right or right to left to only select the objects touching or crossing the border of the box.