Easier Way To Select Wall Cabinets (Uppers) In Chief?


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Hey ladies and gents,

 

I'm working on a kitchen design and I'm having a hell of a time selecting upper cabinets... is there an easier way to do this? Some key I can hold down so the click will automatically select the "higher" of the overlapping objects?

 

Every time I click I end up selecting the base cabinet.. very frustrating!

 

Thanks for the help!

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If I'm just working on the uppers, I will lock the base cabinet layer so they can't be selected, otherwise the base cabinet usually gets selected by default.

 

If I'm just doing one or two uppers, I will hit the tab key to shift the selection from the base to the upper.

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If you are in wall cabinet mode, using your left mouse button will always select wall cabinets.  Also, marquee selecting will just select wall cabinets.

 

If you are in base cabinet mode, using your left mouse button or marquee selecting will just select base cabinets.

 

If you are in full height cabinet mode, using your left mouse button or marquee selecting will select any cabinet.

 

Using your right mouse button will always select anything.

 

Tab will usually let you select something else when your first click did not give you what you want.

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