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Editing selected segments of a polyline.

A - answer AutoCAD 2010 can select subobjects of a given entity by holding the Ctrl key when selecting the entity. With the CTRL key you can e.g. select only some segments of a polyline.

The grips of the selected segments will automatically become hot (selected) grips and you can directly modify these segments (e.g. move) using grip-editing.

Ctrl-select segments

This behaviour is can be suppressed with the LEGACYCTRLPICK variable.

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See also:
Tip 11054:Difference volume (3D solid) between two TIN surfaces (sets of coordinates)
Tip 10576:How to batch convert lines and arcs to polylines?
Tip 10544:How to highlight polyline nodes and segments?
Tip 10231:How to draw spiral in AutoCAD LT?
Tip 10054:Boolean operations on 2D polylines.

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