How To: Select many annotation features in ArcMap


Instructions provided describe steps for simultaneous selection of a large group of annotation and individually adding annotation features to a selected set.


  1. Add an annotation feature class to ArcMap by clicking the Add Data button.
  2. Click the Select Graphics button on the Drawing toolbar.
  3. Hold down the left mouse button and use the cursor to drag a box around the desired group of annotation.
  4. Annotation can be added to a selected set by holding down the Shift key and selecting them with the left mouse button.