To search for and select features
- Make sure that you are connected to the
feature sources for the feature layers you are searching.
For more information,
see Bringing in GIS Features.
- In the Search dialog
box, click Add Layer to select the layers
- If you are creating a location condition,
click Zoom Extents to zoom the drawing
window to the extents of the selected feature classes.
an expression for your search. You
can create the following types of expressions:
Property Evaluation expressions compare
the value of a property to a value you specify. For example, you
can find parcels with an area greater than a value you specify,
or streets with a particular number of lanes.
Location Conditions find data based
on its location in the map. For example, you can draw a circle to
find all parcels within that circle.
your expression for reuse.
- To create a complex property evaluation,
insert an AND or OR operator, and then insert another property,
operator, and value combination.
Every operator must be
preceded by a property. For example, to find parcels whose last
purchase date is after 1990 and before 2005, the expression must
look like this:
> 1990 AND Purchase_Date < 2005
Validate your expression.
- When the expression is complete and valid,
When AutoCAD Map 3D has completed
the search, it highlights both the selected rows in the Data
Table and the associated features on your map.