Overview of Finding and Querying Drawing Objects
Concept Procedure

Use these methods to find and select drawing objects.

Method Description
Quick Select

Select drawing objects based on their object properties (such as color), object types, or object classification, or to exclude drawing objects from a selection set.

For example, you can select all of the red road objects in a drawing without selecting any other object, or you can select all objects except the red roads.

Data View Find records in an attached database. If database records are linked to objects in a drawing, you can highlight records linked to objects you select.
Queries Use queries to retrieve drawing objects and transform them if needed.