Use The Selection Tool To Select Objects In CINEMA 4D


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Selecting objects with the Selection tool

Before you can get started creating and modeling objects in CINEMA 4D, you really have to get hold of the Selection tool. The Selection tool is the counterpoint to the Move, Scale, and Rotate tools, and it allows you basically to select objects. That seems like a simple and obvious thing, but there are some subtleties to it. I have here a scene full of a whole of bunch of cubes, and they're just kind of arranged around. And I'm using the 3 key to orbit around my scene to show you kind of what's going on here. I'm in the Selection tool now, and it defaults to something called the Live Selection tool.

If I click and hold on that, there are three other Selection tools as well. I'm going to highlight this double line here and then when I let go, I now have all my selection tools visible on one little floating palette. I can always close that up at any time and get back to it by clicking and holding and highlighting that double line again. So let's leave that...

Selecting objects with the Selection tool
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Selecting objects with the Selection tool provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D Essentials 1: Interface, Objects, and Hierarchies

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3D + Animation Video
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CINEMA 4D
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