Selecting objects using windows


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Selecting objects using windows

Selecting our entities one at a time is okay, but it's not the most efficient way to work. In this lesson, we are going to learn how to select multiple objects by using a window. Now, we have touched on this concept already in some of the previous lessons, but in the interest of reinforcing efficiency, I thought I was worth giving the selection method a lesson all its own. On my screen, I have several shapes. Let's say I would like to erase these six circles. To do that, I am going to launch the Erase command and instead of selecting these guys one at a time, I am going to click out here in space and then I will pull down into the right and create a selection window.

This selection method will select everything that falls completely within this window. I am going to click right here to finish my window and then I'll right-click to finish the command. As you can see in just a couple of clicks, I was able to select all of those circles. Think about this for a second. The majority ...

Selecting objects using windows
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Selecting objects using windows provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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