Legacy Reference

Selection Tools

This topic references tools and features that are legacy. If you want to use legacy tools in Lumberyard Editor, disable the CryEntity Removal gem using the Project Configurator or the command line. To learn about the latest features, see the Amazon Lumberyard User Guide.

The following function buttons are available from the Selection tab on the Designer Menu panel.


Use to select or deselect all objects at once.


Use to select all faces connecting one another from the selected face.


Use to expand a selection based on the selected faces. Each time you press Grow, the selection range is enlarged based on the previous selected faces.


Use to invert the selection states of the faces. Selected faces will be unselected and unselected faces will be selected.


Use to select serial-linked edges or faces that form a loop from selected edges or faces.


Use to select another object.


Use to change the pivot position.


Use to select sequence edges that are not connected but on the opposite side to each other. You can also select serial-connected quad faces in a direction that is perpendicular to the direction that the selected two faces set.

Vertex, Edge, Face

Use to select and move vertices, edges, and faces. You can select multiple buttons using the Ctrl key.