3D View Navigation & Selection

3D View Navigation

Navigating through the 3D viewport generally* does not require any keyboard shortcuts, only mouse click + drag.

ActionsShortcuts
Rotate ViewLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click + drag in any direction
Pan ViewMiddle Mouse Button (MMB) click + drag in any direction 
Zoom ViewRight Mouse Button (RMB) click + drag Up/Down or Righ/Left, wheel scrolling
Center/Focus Camera ViewF
*Force 3D NavigationV


Object Selection

Selecting objects in the 3D viewport does not require any keyboard shortcuts, only mouse clicks. To select an object (joint, mesh, IK target, etc.) place your mouse cursor above the object and just click on it ! 

ActionsShortcuts
Select ObjectLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click
Select Object + HierarchyRight Mouse Button (RMB) click
Select Descendants OnlyMiddle Mouse Button (MMB) click
(Skin Painter mode) Select Influence/Joint in 3D Viewport Middle Mouse Button (MMB) click


Skinned Mesh Vertices Selection (Rigging part only)

Selecting  skinned mesh vertices use Shift + mouse clicks.


Pick/Rectangle Selection

ActionsShortcuts
Select Vertices Left Mouse Button (LMB) click or rectangular selection + Shift
Add to SelectionLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click or rectangular selection + Ctrl
Remove from SelectionLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click or rectangular selection + Alt

Lasso Selection

ActionsShortcuts
Select Vertices Middle Mouse Button (MMB) click'n'drag + Shift
Add to SelectionMiddle Mouse Button (MMB) click'n'drag  + Ctrl
Remove from SelectionMiddle Mouse Button (MMB) click'n'drag  + Alt


Other Vertex Features

ActionsShortcuts
Increase vertex selection+
Decrease vertex selection-
Select all vertices*
Invert vertex selection/

F-Curves Components Selection (Animation part only)

Selecting vertices F-Curves components as curves, keyframes and tangent handles (in Animation part only), use Shift + mouse clicks.


ActionsShortcuts
Select F-Curves ComponentLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click or rectangular selection + Shift
Add to SelectionLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click or rectangular selection + Ctrl
Remove from SelectionLeft Mouse Button (LMB) click or rectangular selection + Alt