Blender Essential Training: How to Select Objects


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Selecting objects

So let's take a look at selecting objects in Blender. We already learned a little bit about selecting objects by clicking on them in the outliner. So if I have to click on an object here you can see how I can select them. But we can also select objects in the viewport and we do that by right-clicking. So if I were to position my mouse over this cube and right-click on it, you would see that it highlights and that tells me it's selected. If I look in the outliner, you will also see a little circle here that tells me it's selected as well.

If I were to right-click over another object, say the Cylinder, it would highlight. And I can do this for any object. So if I wanted to select one object at a time, right-click is all I need. Now if I want to select multiple objects, then I have to hold down the Shift key and right-click. So if I have this Cube selected and I hold down the Shift key and select the Cylinder, you will notice how the Cylinder highlights. So now I have two objects...

Selecting objects
Video duration: 6m 12s 7h 47m Beginner Updated Aug 13, 2014

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Selecting objects provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Blender Essential Training

Subject:
3D + Animation
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Blender
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