Creating Groups

Grouping several objects within AutoCAD can be done on a temporary basis using the Group command. This command enables you to select any AutoCAD object and group it with one or more objects. Any object of a group can be part of multiple groups. For example, suppose you are trying to determine the location of a series of light fixtures within a room. By grouping the fixtures together, you can easily move them as a whole to decide where they will be located.

Typing Group at the command line launches the command and brings up the Object Grouping dialog box, shown in Figure 10.8.

Figure 10.8. The Object Grouping dialog box creates groups of multiple objects within a drawing.

The options available through the Object Grouping ...

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