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Select 3D solids by their height, volume, surface (smaller then...)

A - answer The freeware utility Sel3Dsol can be used to automatically select resp. filter 3D solids in an AutoCAD DWG drawing. You can select all solids higher or smaller then given height (from-to), larger or smaller then given volume or surface area, or "slender" solids - which are taller then wider (or vice-versa).

You can use the command SEL3DSOL to create a new selection set, or enter 'SEL3DSOL as a filter anywhere AutoCAD prompts to "Select objects:". So you can e.g. select and erase or color all small or all large solid objects in AutoCAD.

You download the LISP utility SEL3DSOL from www.cadstudio.cz/download, load it e.g. with APPLOAD and run it by typing the SEL3DSOL command.

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See also:
Tip 11867:Interactively adjust character spacing in AutoCAD texts.
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)?


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