Std BoxSelection

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Std BoxSelection.svg Std BoxSelection

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


Std BoxSelection.svg Std BoxSelection allows you to select objects in the 3D view by dragging a box.

Use Std BoxElementSelection.svg Std BoxElementSelection if you want to select only the vertices of an object, and Part BoxSelection.svg Part BoxSelection if you want to select only the faces.


  • Go to the menu EditStd BoxSelection.svg Box selection or press the Shift + B keyboard shortcut
  • Drag the box from left to right to only select the objects completely inside the box.
  • Drag the box from right to left to also select objects touching or crossing the border of the box.

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