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Tool Select similar for Autocad
Document objectives
The Autocad lisp tool select similar allows selecting all objects that have the same object type. This document explains this feature and the integration in Autocad.

Select Similar
Starting the tool via the button an object can be picked. Now every object with the same type in the drawing is added to the selection. This is working with Autocad objects such as polylines, circles… as well as with ProSteel objects such as shapes, plates and so on.

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lsp to your favorite location. In this sample we will use the path: C:\Program Files\Bentley\Tools Start the customization tool in Autocad via the menu or the command CUI.Bentley Technical Support Tool Select similar for Autocad Integration of the lisp tool Copy the files select_similar.BMP and select_similar. 2 Bentley Systems Inc 2011 ProStructures .

3 Bentley Systems Inc 2011 ProStructures . Here. macro and images should be set like the following picture shows. The syntax for the macro is: ^C^C(LOAD "C:/Program Files/Bentley/Tools/select_similar.lsp") Please not that it is not possible to use a copied path from the windows explorer because Autocad uses / instead of \. Then the properties of the command will be edited. name.Bentley Technical Support Tool Select similar for Autocad The first step is to create a new command.

After leaving the customization tool with OK the command should be available. This can be done via drag and drop from the command list to the customization file area.Bentley Technical Support Tool Select similar for Autocad The new command can be integrated in any toolbar. 4 Bentley Systems Inc 2011 ProStructures .