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Slecetion of parts in views

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by Mentor on ‎01-15-2013 01:51 AM

Selection of parts and assemblies schould be improved in drawing environment.

It schould be possible to select parts and assemblies that are pattern elements by selectiong this pattern. Now it is not possible because patterns can not be selected at all.

I personally have quite o problem with this issue because I often have a lot of small objects in patterns that are members of other patterns, and selecting them all is really time and effort consuming task. Extreemly anoying also.


Also it would be useful if not only parts could be selected by selecting line in drawing but also assemblies. If an assembly concists of several parts and in some view is sectioned in the way that it obscures this vewe user may want to hide this assembly. But now one can only select individual parts of this assembly by selecting unwanted line.


Also it would be usefull to hav an option that would allow to select all instances of given assembly or part in a drawing. It could work like this. One selects given part or assembly in browser, right clicks and selects "select all iv view". Doing so it would make it more aeasy to change apearence of all parts of the same kind at once.



by Distinguished Contributor s.wile on ‎06-12-2014 10:50 AM

Isn't this what your asking for?



by Mentor on ‎06-12-2014 11:22 PM


No that's not what I am asking for.


I want that whole patterns could be selected by selecting pattern in tree view. Currently this is not possibe, and selecting hundred or so bolts, nuts and washers is a nightmare.



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