Blender – Checker Deselect

Software:
Blender 2.79

Fast way to select every other element is to select a sequence like an edge loop or ring and than choose:

Select > Checker Deselect

This can be very helpful when needing to reduce the resolution of parts within a mesh.

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3ds max Transform Toolbox

Software:
3ds max 2017

Edit > Transform Toolbox

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A utility providing handy transform operations like scaling to a set size, quickly setting the pivot point to useful preset positions, ect.

Notes:

1) Scaling works only in system units.

2) Scaling works in local coordinates of the object