Track View provides
sophisticated methods to edit your animation tracks. In addition,
its Hierarchy list displays all objects in the scene by name and
hierarchy. Using Track View, you can select any object in the scene
by clicking its object icon in the Hierarchy list.
You can use Track View
selection functionality in both the
Curve Editor Introduction and
This procedure illustrates usage of the Curve Editor; the same methods
work in the Dope Sheet.
To open Track View and display and select objects:
- On the
main toolbar, click Curve Editor (Open).
- Click any cube icon in the list to select
the named object.
You can make the following
kinds of selections:
- Select several adjacent objects in the
list. Click the first object, hold down Shift,
and click another object elsewhere in the list.
- Modify the selection by pressing Ctrl while clicking. Ctrl lets you toggle individual items
on and off without deselecting others in the list.
- Select an object and all its descendants.
Press and hold Alt, right-click
the object's cube icon (keep the right mouse button held down),
and choose Select Children from the menu.
You can open a Track
View window for the sole purpose of selecting objects by name. Shrink
the window until only a portion of the Hierarchy appears, and then
move the window to a convenient area on your screen.