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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    3547x  
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See also:
Tip 11188:How to reassociate all dimensions in a DWG?
Tip 11179:Select objects in negative elevation or in a given 3D octant.
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 11054:Difference volume (3D solid) between two TIN surfaces (sets of coordinates)
Tip 11017:How to select a DWG object by its internal ID, its "handle"?


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