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Named Selections

The NamedSelections command opens the Named Selections panel that saves selection sets.

Named Selections panel

To save a selection set

  1. Select objects or sub-objects.

  2. Click .

  3. Type a name for the selection, click OK.

    The objects are listed by types under the named selection item.

    Selection sets are saved in the 3dm file.

To delete a selection set

  1. Select a selection set.

  2. Click .

To replace, or add more objects to, a selection set

  1. Select objects or sub-objects.

  2. Click .

  3. Enter the name of an existing selection set.

  4. When prompted, click Replace or Add.

To use a selection set

To sort selection sets

To access command-line options

Command-line options

List

Outputs the selection set list to the command history window.

Save

Creates a new selection set for selected objects.

Select

Specifies a selection set to select objects.

To script named selections

The scriptable -NamedSelections command can be run (nested) in other commands.

Example:

-_Move -_NamedSelections _Select "Selection 01::Extrusion" _Enter 0 10,20

This macro moves the Extrusion objects in the selection set of Selection 01 10 units in the x-axis and 20 units in the y-axis.

Delete

Specifies a selection set to remove from the model.

Objects in the selection set will not be deleted.

Rename

Changes the name of an existing selection set.

TabVisibility

Controls visibility of the Named Selections panel.

TabVisible (Yes/No/Toggle)

Turns on, turns off, the Named Selections panel, or changes its visibility state.

Replace (On/Off)

When the saved name exists, replace the existing named selection (On), or add more objects to it (Off).

 

 

 

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