Subject: Selecting entities by type



You can filter entities in a selection set according to their type, for example, a circle, line, text, attribute, or block type.

Use the List command to get type names.
If you are unsure what entity types are available for filtering, type list to select an area of the drawing and list the selected entities and their types.

To select entities by type using the filter option

   1   Activate an entity-modification command, or type select.

   2   Choose Filter.

   3   Choose Type.

   4   Enter the type name (a string value) of the entities you want to select.

   5   If desired, add or remove more entities using a filter:

   Choose any other filter option to add more entities to the selection set.

   Choose Remove to remove entities from the selection set according to the filter you choose next.

A prompt displays the total number of entities in the selection set.

   6   To complete the selection, press Enter.

Use the Selection pane and the Quick Select command to select entities by type.
You can also type selfilter or qselect to select entities by type.

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