AutoCAD MEP General Discussion

AutoCAD MEP General Discussion

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Registered: ‎05-25-2012
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Execute command deselects objects

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05-25-2012 03:56 PM

In the middle of drafting today AutoCAD MEP 2012 suddenly no longer allowed me to execute commands on objects that are already selected.  For instance if I select a circle and run COPY, it deselects the circle and the command behaves as if nothing was selected prior.  I can still select the circle after the command executes to copy, but this is driving me crazy as I always select objects first.  Any suggestions as to what happened?  I did not change any settings, and I tried restarting the client as well as a reboot.

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Re: Execute command deselects objects

05-29-2012 03:27 PM in reply to: trvshvmn

Check that PICKFIRST=1


Secondary variables to check: PICKADD, PICKAUTO, QAFLAGS


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