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Selecting stuff

PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:00 pm
by Yahooty
There must be a setting I can change to select more than one object at a time. Right now if I want to say move more than one thing I have to put a box around everything I want to move. If I select one object then another, the first object is removed from the selection.

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Re: Selecting stuff

PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:09 pm
by tstrickland
I believe the acad variable is pickadd

Re: Selecting stuff

PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 11:19 pm
by ColC
Goto Drawing Settings
Tab Coordinate Input
Select Entity Selection pulldown from Change Settings
Choose Multi-Select Mode

With Multi Select ticked you can just click on all the items you wish to select, you can deselect an item by Shift select.
If you de-select Multi-select it works in reverse. You Hold Shift when you wish to select more than one item.

I am glad you posted this because I had forgotten where the option was located. When I have received upgrades this sometimes is toggled, which doesn't cause a real problem as both methods work well. But it has been a long time since I found this in the settings and it is not easy to find.

Enjoy exploring.

Re: Selecting stuff

PostPosted: Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:37 pm
by Yahooty
Yes that worked. Thanks much.