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"Selector" Tool versus "Select Edit" Tool
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* October 07, 2014, 05:08:24 PM
I like to reinforce and fill in the gaps of my knowledge of the basics.
While browsing the Forums today, I came across this Post by resident-expert John R.  Following is a quote from that Post:

"... i wouldn't use the normal "Selector" tool to move 3D walls.  ...  Use the "Select Edit" tool instead. ..."

I'm confused.  What is the difference between the "Selector" Tool and the "Select Edit" Tool.
The way I usually reach the "Select Edit" Tool is by having active the "Edit Tool", then activating "Select Edit"'; but I always understood it to be the same as the "Selector" Tool.
"Select Edit" active has always appeared and behaved the same to/for me as the [normal] "Selector" Tool.

Can John-- or anyone else-- offer some clarification.

Thanks, Alvin

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Alvin Gregorio
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* October 07, 2014, 10:02:43 PM
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It was a typo that has now been corrected. "Select Edit" should have been "Edit Tool" (aka "Node Edit", hotkey=Ctrl+Space).

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John R.

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October 08, 2014, 01:05:48 AM
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Hi guys,

it's a shame that the hotkey=Ctrl+Space combination is missing, when hovering over the Edit Tool.  ::)
As are others, it would appear.  :(

Regards Tim

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