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CAD tip CAD tip # 7669:

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Find and select blocks with a given attribute.

A - answer If you want to "FILTER" or "QSELECT" blocks containing a given text string in their attributes, you can use the standard command FIND a select them to a grip selection (and the "P" selection set).

Check the option "List results" in the Find dialog, click Find, and with the results listed, click on the "Create Selection Set" button.

Find blocks

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2.12.2010    21075×  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 13749:How to add the SEARCH/REPLACE command into AutoCAD Web?
Tip 13599:How to read iProperties from Inventor models and drawings in AutoCAD DWGs?
Tip 13340:Where is a given font used in my drawing?
Tip 10682:Automatic classification of drawing objects by their properties.
Tip 9939:QBEblock - select blocks by "example" of an attribute.

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