Step 1: Selecting and Anchoring Objects
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To select and anchor objects for drawing cleanup

  1. Click Tools tabMap Edit panelClean Up. At the Command prompt, enter mapclean.
  2. On the Select Objects page, under Objects To Include In Drawing Cleanup, select the objects to clean up.
    • Choose the method to use for selecting objects. Click Select All to select all objects. Click Select Manually to select individual objects.
    • To limit object selection to objects on specific layers or in specific object classes, specify the layers and object classes to include.
    • If you chose Select Manually, click Select Objects To Be Included to select objects in the drawing area. Press Enter to return to the Select Objects page.

    In general, you can clean up linear objects only (lines, arcs, circles, and polylines). A few cleanup actions support additional object types, such as points, blocks, text, and mtext. Unsupported object types are not cleaned up.

    The status line shows how many objects are selected and how many have been filtered out.

  3. Under Objects To Anchor In Drawing Cleanup, select the objects to use as reference points during the drawing cleanup. These points are not altered. You can anchor linear objects, points, blocks, text, and mtext.
    • To limit object selection to objects on specific layers or in specific object classes, specify the layers and object classes to include.
    • Click Select Objects To Be Anchored. Select the objects to anchor. Press Enter to return to the Select Objects page.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Continue with To select cleanup actions and set options.