Hide Table of Contents

Select Flyout Button in Assemblies

You can access many component selection tools on the Select flyout toolbar button.

To access the commands listed below:

On the Standard toolbar in assemblies, click the down-arrow on Select .

You can add Select to any toolbar.
Select Selects the entities in the graphics area or the FeatureManager design tree that you click with the pointer.
Magnified Selection Displays the magnifying glass so that you can inspect a model and make selections without changing the overall view.
Box Selection Selects all entities around which you drag a selection box using the pointer.

When you select from left to right, all items within the box are selected.

When you select from right to left, items that are crossed by the box boundaries are also selected.

Lasso Selection Selects all entities around which you draw a free hand loop.

You can lasso select items without closing the lasso loop.

For clockwise lasso selection, the lasso selects only items contained in the lasso loop. For counterclockwise lasso selection (only available in drawings or sketches), the lasso selects sketch entities in the lasso loop and items that cross the lasso.

Select All Selects all shown components and highlights them in the FeatureManager design tree.
Volume Select Selects components based on a temporary volume that you define.
Select Suppressed Selects all suppressed components and highlights them in the FeatureManager design tree.
Select Hidden Selects all hidden components and highlights them in the FeatureManager design tree.
Select Mated To Selects all components mated to the selected component.
Select Internal Components Selects all components that are enclosed by other components, and highlights them in the FeatureManager design tree.
Select By Size Displays the Select Components by Size dialog box, where you can specify a percentage of assembly size to select.

Components smaller than the percentage you enter are selected.

Select By Views Displays the Select Components by View dialog box, where you can select up to three views.

Components that are visible from the selected view are selected.

Select Toolbox Selects all Toolbox components in the assembly.
Advanced Select Assemblies only.

Opens the Advanced Component Selection dialog box, where you can define and apply component search criteria, save searches, add searches as favorites, or import existing searches.

Favorites Lists custom searches that you create and save in the Advanced Component Selection dialog box. Click a search name to select components based on that search's criteria. See Advanced Component Selection.

Adding the Select Tool to Any Toolbar

  1. Click Tools > Customize.
  2. In the dialog box, on the Commands tab, under Categories, select Standard.

    The buttons belonging to the Standard toolbar appear under Buttons.

  3. Drag Select to the CommandManager or any toolbar.
  4. Click OK.


Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

 
*Email:  
Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Select Flyout Button in Assemblies
*Comment:  
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:



x

We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again
x

Web Help Content Version: SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.