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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    3987×  
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See also:
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Tip 11776:Export XYZ coordinates of DWG objects from AutoCAD LT.
Tip 11769:How to convert border lines (rails) to a surface?
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 11729:Select objects by annotation scale.


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