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Add option to clear selection for features that allow multiple selections

Cris_BowersCris_Bowers Member Posts: 134 PRO
There have been several times where I have selected multiple items for a feature, to only find out afterwards that I selected way too many things. At this point I could click every X to deselect the items I don't want, re-click on the items I don't want, or cancel the command and start over. Most often I cancel the command and start over because it's the fastest easiest option. It would be nice if I could just right click in the window and have a clear selections option instead.

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  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,462 EDU
    You can right-click in the graphics area and clear selection.
    I would like a right-click menu with 'clear selection' in the selection box, so :+1:.
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • Cris_BowersCris_Bowers Member Posts: 134 PRO
    @MBartlett21 Apparently I have never noticed it there, because I have tried that before. I see it there down in the middle of the list now. But, yes, a clear selection option in the selection box would be ideal.
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,462 EDU
    I think you can also use space to clear selection :)
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member, OS Professional Posts: 76 PRO
    Thx MB. Hadn't noticed that before.
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,076 PRO
    Agree this could be clearer.
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • Jake_RosenfeldJake_Rosenfeld Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,200
    @Cris_Bowers @MBartlett21 @glen_dewsbury @owen_sparks

    Space bar is a handy shortcut for clearing selections.  This is probably the only shortcut I know by heart :sweat_smile:
    Jake Rosenfeld - Modeling Team
  • Cris_BowersCris_Bowers Member Posts: 134 PRO
    @Cris_Bowers @MBartlett21 @glen_dewsbury @owen_sparks

    Space bar is a handy shortcut for clearing selections.  This is probably the only shortcut I know by heart :sweat_smile:
    Yeah, figured that out after @MBartlett21 mentioned it. I'm just used to SW and having the option to clear selections or delete a single selection from the right click menu in that window. Never really thought to click outside of it or that there would be a shortcut key.
  • Jake_RosenfeldJake_Rosenfeld Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,200
    Oh I missed that comment!  Sorry for being redundant.
    Jake Rosenfeld - Modeling Team
  • owen_sparksowen_sparks Member, Developers Posts: 2,076 PRO
    Oh I missed that comment!  Sorry for being redundant.
    That's ok, you're still one of the top two Jakes at Onshape. 🥈🥇
    Production Engineer
    HWM-Water Ltd
  • Cris_BowersCris_Bowers Member Posts: 134 PRO
    No problem. But still it would also be nice to select multiple selections at a time instead of just one by one or all at once.
  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers Posts: 1,164 PRO
    It's important to point these out.

    Just for a dramatic effect: space bar.

    For multi-select, window left & window right.

    And please don't forget about create selection:



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