Have You Tried: Window, Fence, Lasso, and More

Have You Tried Window Fence Lasso Feature

For the Have You Tried this month, we have some great techniques for selecting and deselecting objects.

Window and crossing window are great selection methods in most cases, but for larger, more complex drawings it might be helpful to use other methods like fence or lasso. And after objects are selected, maybe there are some objects you want to exclude from the selection. This Have You Tried will cover filtering and deselecting objects as well.

We’ll go over:

  • Basic window and crossing object selection
  • Fence and lasso object selection
  • Deselecting objects
  • Filtering objects selected using SELECTSIMILAR and QSELECT

Learn how to use the various selection methods to select and deselect objects, with the step-by-step examples in the Have You Tried: Window, Fence, Lasso, and More topic.

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Lee Ambrosius

Lee Ambrosius is a Principal Learning Content Developer at Autodesk, Inc., for the AutoCAD software and AutoCAD LT software products. He works primarily on the CAD administration, customization, and developer documentation. Lee has also worked on the user documentation for AutoCAD on Windows and Mac. He has presented on a wide range of topics at Autodesk University over the past 10 years, from general AutoCAD customization to ObjectARX technology. Lee has authored a number of AutoCAD-related books, with his most recent projects being AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface, AutoLISP, VBA, and Beyond and AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible. When he’s not writing, you can find him roaming various community forums, posting articles on his blog, or tweeting AutoCAD-related information.

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