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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 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11729:Select objects by annotation scale.
Tip 11727:Animated drawing of a curve shape in AutoCAD.
Tip 11708:How to convert texts to block attributes (references)?
Tip 11693:Adding numbers in drawing texts.


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