Adding to and removing from selections


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Adding to and removing from selections

When making a selection, there is always a chance you might select too many objects or not enough. Fortunately, AutoCAD allows us to make revisions to a selection. In this lesson we're going to learn how to add and remove objects from a selection set. On my screen I have some abstract geometry. Let's take a look at this pattern on the left first. Maybe I'd like to erase all of these yellow squares. To do that, I'll launch the Erase command and I'll start by creating a window selection to grab these squares on the top, I'll then create a crossing window to select the squares on the left side, and then I'll wrap up by creating another window selection to get these squares in the lower right.

The thing I want you to notice is that AutoCAD defaults to a multiple selection mode, as long as I keep selecting objects, those objects are added to the selection set. When I'm finished, I'll press the Enter key. Now I'd like to bring this geometry ba...

Adding to and removing from selections
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Adding to and removing from selections provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

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