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Getting rid of grips (blue squares!)

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ArtM101 View Drop Down

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    Posted: 13.Mar.2019 at 13:22
I do not know what I have accidentally pressed, but suddenly I have a little blue square at the end of any line that I have selected.  There is also a funny symbol with 2 parallel lines and some diagonal hatching which appears near the blue square.
I believe these are a grip symbols, but they now persists even when I go on to do something else and I find it really annoying to have them cluttering up the screen.
Can anyone advise how to get rid of these and make sure they do not appear again?
I right clicked on the screen, selected Options > Selection > Untick Show grips and all the boxes below this.  > Apply > OK
 but they are still there. 
I am running Win 7, Autocad 11.
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philippe JOSEPH View Drop Down
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Hello ArtM101, all this looks like parametric constrain.
To get rid of this you should DELCONSTRAINT , all.

Eventually see this :

Edited by philippe JOSEPH - 13.Mar.2019 at 15:52
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote rebellio Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14.Mar.2019 at 11:24
and if preferred you can turn of the "Grips" with the Grip system variable.


2=display additional midpoint grips on polyline segments
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