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* To select single objects press '''Crtl''' while marking by clicking objects with mouse or
 
* pressed drag the mouse pointer over the objects.
 
  
 
==Select and Edit Object==
 
Choose '''Select and Edit Object''' in the '''Select''' menu or click the '''Select and Edit Object''' icon [[File:Icon_SelectAndEditObject.PNG]] in the '''Editing and Drawing Toolbar''' to select and edit an object. The cursor changes to a black arrow like on the icon [[File:Icon_SelectAndEditObject.PNG]]. You are now in the '''Select and Edit Object''' mode.
 
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Click on an object to select it. The selection looks as follows:
 
[[File:SelectandEditObjectExample.PNG]]
 
 
==Select Object and Edit Vertex==
 
ToDo
 
 
==Select Objects by Symbol==
 
 
Choose this command to select all objects with certain symbols or in a certain layer.
 
 
* All objects with a selected symbol
 
* All objects ins layer
 
* Layout objects
 
* Unsymbolized objects
 
* Graphic objects
 
* Image obejcts
 
* Objects with invalild symbol type
 
 
 
==Select Objects by Property==
 
 
This command is activated if a map file is loaded.
 
 
'''Select'''
 
 
The first option All Objects means that the selection is made out of all objects in the map.
 
The second option Objects with a selected symbol means that the selection is reduced to the objects with a symbol that is selected in the symbol box.
 
 
'''Condition'''
 
 
* Choose a property like Number of vertices, Length etc.
 
* Choose an operator like < > = etc.
 
* Enter a condition value.
 
 
 
 
'''Example 1'''
 
 
Option All objects
 
Condition: Length > 200
 
'''Result:''' All map objects with a length longer than 200 m are selected and listed in a table dialog box.
 
 
 
'''Example 2'''
 
 
Select two symbols in the symbol box (ex. lake and pond)
 
Option: Objects with a selected symbol
 
Condition: Area <= 3000
 
'''Result:''' All lakes and ponds with an area smaller or equal than 3000 m2 are selected and their properties listed in a table dialog box.
 
 
 
==Select All==
 
Choose '''Select All''' in the '''Select''' menu to select all symbolized (also from protected and hidden symbols), unsymbolized, graphic and image objects. Layout objects are not selected.
 
 
==Clear Selection==
 
Choose '''Clear Selection''' in the '''Select''' menu to deselect all objects.
 
 
==Invert Selection==
 
Choose '''Invert Selection''' in the '''Select''' menu to deselect all selected objects and select all unselected object. Layout objects are not selected.
 
 
==Select Next Object==
 
 
Choose '''Select Next Object''' in the '''Select''' menu to select an object which is behind an object that is already selected.
 
 
==Save Selection ==
 
 
Choose '''Save Selection''' in the '''Select''' menu to save the current selection. The '''Save Selection''' dialog box appears.
 
 
[[File:SaveSelection.PNG]]
 
 
Enter the name of the selection and click on the '''Save''' button.
 
 
[[File:Hint.jpg|hint]] Choose '''[[Select#Select Objects by Symbol|Select Objects by Symbol]]''' in the '''Select''' menu to select all objects of the selected symbols.
 
 
==Reload Selection==
 
 
Choose '''Reload Selection''' in the '''Select''' menu to select all objects from a saved selection. Choose a saved selection and the '''Reload Selection''' dialog appears.
 
 
[[File:ReloadSelection.PNG]]
 
 
The list of the selected objects with aditional information is shown in the dialog. The number of selected objects is shown in the caption in brackets.
 
 
Select one object in the list and OCAD selects this object in the drawing area in the edit mode.
 
 
==Edit Selection==
 
Choose '''Edit Selection''' in the '''Select''' menu to rename or delete saved selections.
 
 
[[File:EditSelection.PNG]]
 
 
==== Delete a Selection ====
 
Select a selection in the '''Edit Selection''' dialog and click the '''Delete''' button to delete it. Click the '''Delete all''' button to delete all selections.
 
==== Rename a Selection ====
 
Select a selection in the '''Edit Selection''' dialog. Then enter a new name for the selection in the '''Selection name''' field. Click the '''Rename''' button to apply the new name.
 
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Click the '''OK''' button to save and quit the '''Edit Selection''' dialog. Click the '''Cancel''' button to close the '''Edit Selection''' dialog without saving any changes.
 
 
==Select Group ==
 
If you have [[Group and Ungroup|grouped]] objects on your map, you can select them easily by choosing '''Select Group''' in the '''Select''' menu.
 
 
 
[[File:Camera.jpg|video available]] [[http://www.ocad.com/howtos/136_Selection.htm Selection]]
 

Revision as of 15:48, 2 May 2012