Selects a portion of a hierarchy.
The selectBranch command selects the members of a hierarchical branch. The command continues to select children down or up a branch hierarchy until it reaches the end or beginning of a chain, or a new branching.
selectBranch node1 node2 ....[-a] [-r] [-u]
|String name of node(s) to operate on.
|Adds to the current selection in the scene
|Removes from the current selection in the scene
|Selects all modules up the chain until it runs into a new branch
// This command adds all members of the left arm chain below
// and including the lclavicle to the current selection.
// The same applies to the left thigh and below.
selectBranch -a lclavicle lfemur;