Selecting objects

You need to select an object before you can perform actions such edit its settings or use the gizmo to apply transformations. To select an object, use one of the following methods:

In the timeline

  • On a desktop device, left click an object on the timeline to select it.

The currently selected object is displayed with a lighter background color.

Selection bubble

  • On a desktop device, move the mouse cursor over an object in the scene, and then, after you see SELECT appear, left click.

  • On a VR headset, direct the laser pointer from your right-hand controller at the object, and then, after you see SELECT appear, press the trigger.

When you select an object, its selection bubble changes to purple.

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