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3D View header, Select menu - Box select shows the shortcut from the tool shelf
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.18362 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 436.15

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.81 (sub 15), branch: master, commit date: 2019-10-12 15:33, hash: rB95f020c853d6
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Short description of error
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The Box select in the select menu in the header of the 3D view does not show its hotkey, which is B. But the hotkey from the tool in the tool shelf, which is Tweak Left.

Changing this shortcut is impossible in neither the box select tool in the tool shelf nor in the box select tool in the select menu. The one in the select menu tells me that i cannot change it, just remove. The one in the tool shelf tells me that i can just add one, but shows already a shortcut. Seems that the old tool system collides with the new tool system here.

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Open Blender, open the View menu. Have a look at the shortcut for Box Select. Have also a look at the right click menus of both box select menus and the tooltip.



Event Timeline

That tool in default keymap is not activated by the B key. That button cycles different selection types that are performed on tweak event, with the W key. You'll find it under that binding. Or you can select it from the Tools menu, which is bound to a variant of Space key, depending on what you chose for the Space action. E.g. if you set Space to show Tools, then the tool is activated by quickly tapping Space, B.
If you just use the B key, the active tool is not used, you simply directly invoke box select.