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How to select all anonymous blocks in a DWG?

A - answer You can use the selection function in AutoLISP - (ssget) - to select anonymous blocks from your current AutoCAD drawing.

On the select objects prompt, type the following function to select all standard anonymous blocks:

(ssget '((2 . "`*U*")))

or to select all types of anonymous blocks:

(ssget '((2 . "`**")))

(you can preset both functions to a menu button or to a keyboard shortcut)

See also the tip 6210 - Various types of anonymous blocks

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See also:
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.
Tip 9324:How to remove all anonymous groups from an AutoCAD drawing?
Tip 6210:Various types of anonymous blocks in AutoCAD.
Tip 5197:How to explode a MINSERTed block?
Tip 4987:How to quickly create an anonymous block?

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