Select By Name (Track View)
 
 
 
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Track View Track Selection toolbar Select By Name field

With Select By Name you can highlight tracks in the Controller window by entering the track names (including optional wildcards) in the editable field. If the Controller Type display is active in the Filters options, you can specify by controller type as well.

Select By Name using wildcard

Notes

Procedures

To highlight all the tracks in a scene:

Example: To highlight and display Position tracks for three objects:

  1. Create three boxes.

    By default, the boxes are named Box01, Box02, and Box03.

  2. On the main toolbar, click (Curve Editor (Open)).
  3. In the Track View Hierarchy list, expand the hierarchies for the three box objects.
  4. In the Select By Name field, type (Box*)p.

    All the Position tracks are highlighted.

  5. On the Track View toolbar, right-click (Filters) and choose Selected Tracks Only.

    The Position tracks for the three boxes are displayed at the top of the Hierarchy list.

Example: To highlight multiple tracks using comma-separated name selections:

  1. Create a box.
  2. On the main toolbar, click (Curve Editor (Open)).
  3. In the Track View Hierarchy list, expand the Box01 hierarchy to see all Transform children tracks.
  4. In the Select By Name field, type x pos,y rot,scale.

    The box's X Position, Y Rotation, and Scale tracks are highlighted. The commas placed between each name act as Boolean addition (“OR”) operators, allowing multiple names in one selection.