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How to select all blocks with the same name?

A - answer You can use the QSELECT or FILTER commands to select all blocks with a given name.

But there is also a quicker way - you can use a simple macro which selects all blocks of the same name as a picked block (block reference, Insert). The SELBLK.LSP macro can be found on www.cadstudio.cz/download.

Load the LSP file with APPLOAD and then anywhere AutoCAD prompts to "Select objects" just type 'SELBLK (or 'SELBLKS for multiple block names, or 'SELBLKN for typed block names, wildcards).

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See also:
Tip 11608:Trim to rectangle - cut out a part of a DWG drawing.
Tip 11565:AttDefault - reset block attributes to default values.
Tip 11492:Adding selected numbers in drawing texts - counting numbers (GrSelNum).
Tip 11439:Replace block instances (incl. dynamic) with another block.
Tip 11354:Animate dyn.block parameters and dim.constraints in AutoCAD DWGs.


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