Here is a simple tip on selecting objects which are hidden by other objects in a blender scene.
When you have a lot of objects in your scene you may have difficulties to select one of those even if you rotate the whole view.

I made a simple scene with 4 objects:

all objects blender scene

all objects blender scene

and when I look at my objects with this angle of the camera:

hidden objects in scene

hidden objects in scene

it’s hard to select my small cone cause it’s hidden by the cube. Of course I could rotate the view and then select it, but think of a larger environment with more objects added.

The trick to select also the hidden object is to press the Alt – key and then press the right mouse button with the cursor over the object that hides the objects you want to select:

select menu blender

select menu blender

This brings up the Select object menu. I think Blender executes a kind of raycast from your point of view to the mouse cursor in the 3D view and collects all objects the ray hits.

With this nice feature I select the small cone:

hidden object selected

hidden object selected

This could be useful in some situations, you will see:-)

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