The Place Components tool has several functions:

Group all components by Schematic Sheet

Get the tallest component from a selected group

Select all components taller than a given height

Draw side profiles of placed components

Draw Selective Wave Solder clearances around through-hole pins

You can also copy placement of an example circuit to other similar circuits without reference designator mapping

Features for aligning and condensing components include:

Align and evenly space individual components

Align and evenly space groups of components

Reorder individual components to uncross net lines

Reorder groups of components to uncross net lines