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Selection of objects using the Properties panel

Selection of objects using the Properties panel

Selection of objects using the Properties bar

MouseOK    Ribbon: Properties > Properties

MouseOK   Menu: Modify –  Properties...

MouseOK   Toolbar: Main –

KeyboardOK Hotkeys: CTRL+1

KeyboardOK Command line: INSP, INSPECTOR, PROPERTIES

There are buttons of object selection modes and commands right below the Properties bar caption:

Mode and commands to select objects

Modes of object selection

Multiple selection

Mode of multiple object selection; all selected objects are added to the previous selection set. ESC cancels the selection.

Objects selected in this mode are excluded from the set if you press SHIFT.

Single selection

Mode of single object selection; all newly selected objects are added to the selection set. Previously selected objects are removed from the set.

You can also add new objects in selection set or exclude them. Hold the SHIFT button during selection to add new objects in current selection set. To unselect certain objects, click them with SHIFT button pressed.

Commands of object selection

Select

Selection of objects using the cursor.

Invert selection

Cancels the current selection of objects and selects the rest of the drawing objects.

 

Select similar objects

Only objects, whose properties correspond to the specified template object are selected.

 

Quick select

Set filter conditions and ways to create a selection set based on these conditions.

Remove from selection

Excludes the specified objects from the selection set.

Leave in selection

Leaves only the specified objects in the selection set.

Select All Objects

Selection of all objects in the drawing.

Unselect All

Cancels selection.

To remove objects from a selection set

To remove objects from a selection set:

     

1.    Choose the Select all in the context menu or from the Edit menu:

All objects in the drawing will be selected.

2.    Choose the object type that you want to exclude from the set in the drop-down list in the Object type of the Properties bar:

3.    Click the  Remove from selection. All objects of the specified type will be deleted from the selection set.

4.    Select another type of object in the drop-down list.

5.    Click the  Remove from selection.

6.    Selection and removal of objects can be repeated until only the required objects remain.

To leave objects in a selection set

To leave only specified objects in a selection set:

     

1.    Choose Select all in the context menu or from the Edit menu. All the objects in the drawing will be selected.

2.    Choose the object type which you want to exclude from the set in the drop-down list in the Object type of the Properties bar.

3.    Click the  Leave in selection. All objects, except the specified type, will be deleted from the selection set.

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