In some grids, the first column is a checkbox that allows you to select one or more rows and perform an action on all of them at the same time. Selecting one or more rows will launch the Batch Actions panel.
The number of selected rows displays at the top. When clicked, this opens the Batch Actions panel.
If you choose Select all rows, then all the rows that match your grid's filter will be selected—even if they are not visible on screen.
Each section will have unique batch actions, which are represented by icons below the count. Select an icon to view that action.