Sets options for selecting objects.
The following options are displayed.
Sets the object selection target height, in pixels.
The pickbox is the object selection tool that appears in editing commands. (PICKBOX system variable)
Highlights objects as the pickbox cursor rolls over them. (PREVIEWEFFECT system variable)
Displays selection previewing only when a command is active and the Select Objects prompt is displayed. (SELECTIONPREVIEW system variable)
Displays selection previewing when no commands are active. (SELECTIONPREVIEW system variable)
Displays the Visual Effect Settings dialog box.
Controls settings that relate to object selection methods.
Controls whether you select objects before (noun-verb selection) or after you issue a command.
The command affects the previously selected object or objects. (PICKFIRST system variable)
You can use many editing and inquiry commands with noun/verb selection, including
Controls whether subsequent selections replace the current selection set or add to it.
To clear a selection set quickly, draw a selection window in a blank area of the drawing. (PICKADD system variable)
Controls the method of drawing a selection window.
If this option is cleared, you can draw a selection window by selecting two separate points with the pointing device. (PICKDRAG system variable)
Initiates the drawing of a selection window when you select a point outside an object.
Drawing the selection window from left to right selects objects that are entirely inside the window's boundaries. Drawing from right to left selects objects within and crossing the window's boundaries. (PICKAUTO system variable)
Determines which objects are selected when you select an associative hatch. If this option is selected, boundary objects are also selected when you select an associative hatch. (PICKSTYLE system variable = 2)
(GRIPSIZE system variable)
Grips are small squares displayed on an object after it has been selected.
Displays the Grip Colors dialog box where you can specify the colors for different grip status and elements.
Controls the display of grips on selected objects. You can edit an object with grips by selecting a grip and using the shortcut menu. Displaying grips in a drawing significantly affects performance. Clear this option to optimize performance. (GRIPS system variable)
Controls the display of grip tips and Ctrl-cycling tooltips. (GRIPBLOCK system variable)
Controls the display of grip tips and Ctrl-cycling tooltips. This option has no effect on standard objects. (GRIPTIPS system variable)
Controls the display of dynamic menu when pausing over a multi-functional grip. (GRIPMULTIFUNCTIONAL system variable)
Allows the Ctrl-cycling behavior for multi-functional grips. (GRIPMULTIFUNCTIONAL system variable)
Suppresses the display of grips when the selection set includes more than the specified number of objects. The valid range is 1 to 32,767. The default setting is 100. (GRIPOBJLIMIT system variable)
The Ribbon Contextual Tab State Options dialog box is displayed, where you can set object selection settings for the display of ribbon contextual tabs.