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Find and select blocks with a given attribute.

A - answer If you want to "FILTER" or "QSELECT" blocks containing a given text string in their attributes, you can use the standard command FIND a select them to a grip selection (and the "P" selection set).

Check the option "List results" in the Find dialog, click Find, and with the results listed, click on the "Create Selection Set" button.

Find blocks

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2.12.2010    9356x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 9939:QBEblock - select blocks by "example" of an attribute.
Tip 7892:How to find blocks with an empty (not-filled-in) attribute?
Tip 7561:Find all DWG drawings with the given text in a block attribute.
Tip 5671:Automatic contour label for AutoCAD.
Tip 5628:Automatic drawing labels with barcodes.

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