You can select multiple components on a polygon mesh by dragging your mouse cursor over them. Maya offers two methods of multiple
component selection, Marquee Select and Drag Select.
To set Marquee Select or Drag Select
- Open the with a transformation tool active.
- In the section, select one of or .
With , you can select multiple components by dragging a rectangular marquee box over them with the mouse.
You can also reposition a marquee select without redrawing the marquee.
To move a marquee select
- Select the from the toolbox.
- Drag the mouse in any direction in the scene panel.
A marquee appears and highlights any components contained within it.
- While dragging, hold and drag the mouse in any direction.
The entire marquee moves with the mouse cursor.
This works in the scene view, , and .
With select, you can select multiple components by dragging the mouse over them. This is useful for selecting a continuous line
Drag Select is similar to the feature except without a radius. For more information, see Select components by painting.
Unlike , you can use select to select obstructed components (components covered by other components). You can modify this behavior by using .
For more information, see Select only unobstructed components.
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