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Any way to change selection behavior?

andrew_cassidyandrew_cassidy Member Posts: 1
The way Onshape does selection of multiple components seems unintuitive, I'd rather it act like other software where you hold shift to select multiple parts. its annoying to have to zoom out to click the background every time I want to clear the selection. Is there any way to change this behavior, or is this coming in the future?


  • mahirmahir Member, Developers Posts: 859 ✭✭✭✭
    You can also clear your selections by hitting the spacebar. It's not a fix, but it's easier than zooming out and double-clicking.
  • lanalana Onshape Employees Posts: 472
    Or via RMB menu
  • bruce_williamsbruce_williams Member, Developers Posts: 336 PRO
    edited January 2018
    Once I got used to selection methods in OS I like it much better.  Just start clicking to add on selection with no need to find ctrl key, select object again to remove, and as pointed out above space bar to clear all.  And I am loving rmb 'Create selection'.  Time and again I appreciate how OS works in new ways where it makes sense.
  • kuifje_tintinkuifje_tintin Member Posts: 7

    I just wanted to say that i am browsing through this forum to learn and for tip&tricks. I never really noticed the "create selection" but i tried it and it's brilliant in its simplicity: show the selection as a list!
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