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Selection of objects using the command line

Selection of objects using the command line

Selection of objects using the command line

For many editing commands, you can launch additional options for object selection in the command line.

     

1.    Start the Select editing command from the command line

or

 

2.    Start any editing command.

3.    To the command prompt about object selection Select objects or [?]:  enter? (question mark) or select from the context menu.

4.    The following prompt is displayed in the command line: Select an option or [Window/Last/Crossing/Box/All/Fence/Wpolygon/Cpolygon/Group/Add/Remove/AUto]:

5.    Select the required option.

Command options:

Window

Selection of objects that are entirely inside the rectangular area, specified by two points from left to right.

Last

Selection of the last created object.

Objects cannot be on a frozen layer.

Crossing

Selection of objects, crossed by the rectangular area or inside the rectangular area, specified by two points from right to left.

Box

Selection option, with choice of Window or Crossing options.

If points in the rectangular area are specified from right to left, the selection of objects is equal to the Crossing option.

If points in the rectangular area are specified from left to right, the selection of objects is equal to the Window option.

All

All objects are selected, excluding objects belonging to locked or frozen layers.

Fence

Selection of objects crossed by the selection line.

WPolygon

Selection of objects which are entirely inside the polygonal area.

A polygon can have any shape, but there must not be any self-intersections.

The segment of a polygon created last is the closing segment.

CPolygon

Selection of objects which are entirely inside the polygonal area or are crossed by this area.

A polygon can have any shape, but there must not be any self-intersections.

The segment of a polygon created last is the closing segment.

Group

Selection of objects in the specified group.

Add

Adds objects to the current set using any selection method. Automatic mode and adding mode are used by default (Auto and Add modes).

Remove

Deletes objects in the current set using any selection method.

You can exclude objects by pressing the SHIFT button in the adding mode (Add mode) or automatic mode (Auto mode).

AUto

Selection of objects with pickbox.

When an empty area is selected by the pickbox, the Box option is switched on and the first point of the window or crossing window is specified.

Automatic mode and adding mode are used by default (Auto and Add modes).

Additional options of object selection are on a Selection toolbar:

 

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