# Selecting¶

The active sequence strip is displayed with a light outline. The entire strip could be selected by clicking RMB in the middle of the strip.

The Select Menu helps you select strips in different ways.

Strips to the Left
Select all strips to the left of the currently selected strip.
Strips to the Right
Select all strips to the right of the currently selected strip.
Select Linked Time Ctrl-RMB
Selects the strip under the cursor as well as all strips with the same start/end.
Select Surrounding Handles Alt-RMB

Selects the strip under the cursor as well as the handles of neighboring strips.

Note

Select with this method to move a strip that is between to others without affecting the selected strip’s length.

Select Both Handles Alt-RMB

Select the handle under the cursor as well as the handles of the adjacent strip.

Note

Select with this method when you want to change the timing of a cut.

Select Linked L
Select all strips linked to the currently selected strip.
Select Grouped Shift-G

Selects strips according to their relation with other strips.

Type
Selects any strips of the same type within a category for example, if you have a cross strip selected this will select all other effect strips.
Global Type
Selects any strips of the same type, e.g. Effect, Image, Movie, ect.
Effect Type
Selects all effect strips.
Data
Selects strips that share the same data, for example, two image strips sharing the same image file.
Effect
Selects the strip that is shares an effect strip.
Select All A
Select Inverse Ctrl-I
Border Select B