I have in the workspace some objects. Some are grouped, and are near. I'd like to make a selection of them with click/mouse drag, instead of shift-click selecting each of them (they are somethings like 30 objects, in a small range).

I don't want to make a new group with them.

Is it possible?


Use the Group Selection Tool and drag around all the objects you want to select

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Group Selection tool

Lets you select an object within a group, a single group within multiple groups, or a set of groups within the artwork. Each additional click adds all objects from the next group in the hierarchy.

Source helpx.adobe.com

  • Any shortcut to enable this feature with keyboard? – markzzz Jun 21 '19 at 17:35
  • I updated the other answer with the shortcuts – user120647 Jun 21 '19 at 17:43

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