Subject: Selecting proxy entities using a filter

Proxy entities are entities or custom objects that CADdirect does not support. When a drawing containing proxy entities is loaded into CADdirect, a message displays indi­cating that some entities will not display, however, the entities reappear when you open the drawing later in a CAD application that supports those entities.

Proxy entities can be selected using  typical selection methods, but they can also be selected using a filter, for example, you might want to select all proxies and place them on a hidden layer or delete them if you know they won’t be needed in the future.

To select proxy entities using a filter

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

   2   Choose Filter.

   3   Choose Proxy.

   4   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.

   5   To complete the selection, press Enter.

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