Selecting objects that are similar


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Selecting objects that are similar

If you think about it, most selections we make are limited by the location of the objects. They have to be close enough together to fit within a window. In this lesson, we're going to select objects based on what they are, as opposed to where they are. Let's take a look. On my screen I have a drawing of a floor plan, I'm going to zoom in on the middle portion of this drawing and I'll hover over one of these door swings, and the tooltips shows us this objects an Arc and it's sitting on layer door. In fact, all of the door swings share the same properties.

What if I wanted to put all these door swings on their own unique layer, such that they can have their own linetype, lineweight or color? Well, selecting these objects using a window would be a problem. Instead, I'm going to select one of the door swings, a representative example of what I'm interested in, I will then right-click and then I'll choose Select Similar from the menu, and you can se...

Selecting objects that are similar
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Selecting objects that are similar 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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