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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Selecting entities

In the previous chapter, we learned three processes to select entities: picking on top, window (selection rectangle to the right), and crossing (selection rectangle to the left). If the selection occurs answering to a command prompt, any selection operation displays how many objects were selected and the total of selected objects:

: DELETE
Specify entities»Selection
1 found, 1 total
Specify entities»Selection
2 found, 3 total

There are several other selection methods. The following list contains some more that may be useful in some situations:

  • ALL: This method selects all entities in the drawing, with the exception of entities in layers locked or frozen (layers are presented in next chapter)
  • Last: This method selects the last ...

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