This Inkscape tutorial demonstrates how to select those hard-to-select objects. This video covers selection of single and multiple objects. It will show how to select objects that are under other objects. It will also show how to select multiple objects that are on top of other objects. Learning the tips and tricks in this video can make your Inkscape time more productive. Inkscape version 0.48 was used for this video.
Video Contents - 8 Ways to Select Objects:
00:35 Select single object using Left Mouse Click.
00:46 Select/Deselect multiple objects using Shift + Left Mouse Click.
01:32 Select multiple objects by holding the left mouse button while dragging a selection box.
03:03 Selecting objects that are under other objects using Alt + Left Mouse Click.
05:56 Touch select multiple objects by holding down Alt + Left Mouse Button while dragging the mouse.
06:22 Use touch select method to add objects to the selection by holding down Shift + Alt + Left Mouse Button while dragging the mouse.
07:15 Select everything on current layer using Ctrl + A.
07:39 Select everything on all visible unlocked layers using Shift + Ctrl + A.