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Suppress object selection highlighting when no AutoCAD command is active.

A - answer If you want to switch off (disable) selection preview highlighting when you move cursor over objects in you DWG drawing, set the variable SELECTIONPREVIEW to 0 or 2.

You can also change this setting in the Options dialog, in the Selection tab, section "Selection preview" and the button "Visual effects".

Note: SELECTIONPREVIEW influences also other commands, e.g. the FILLET previews.

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2.9.2011    4172×  
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See also:
Tip 11868:Open just a part of a DWG drawing - layers, views.
Tip 11867:Interactively adjust character spacing in AutoCAD texts.
Tip 11835:Shared Views to your DWG drawings - easy collaboration with collegues and clients.
Tip 11794:Undocumented code in field expression - MText contents without control characters.
Tip 11776:Export XYZ coordinates of DWG objects from AutoCAD LT.


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