In your map, you can
create a drawing layer in Display
Manager that includes objects that have a specific property.
You can select from objects in the current map, or from objects
in attached drawings.
For example, you can
select all roads with a dashed linetype.
can combine a property condition with other conditions to create
specific queries. For example, you could find all parcels that are
zoned Residential and have an elevation lower than 50.
- If an object has the property set to
BYLAYER, it will be selected only if you set the search value to
For example, if you
search for a DASHED linetype, you will get only objects that have
the linetype set to DASHED; you will not get objects that have that
linetype because they reside on a layer with a DASHED linetype. To
get these objects, you must set the search value to BYLAYER.
- Custom objects do not appear in the Object
Type values list until you load the DBX module for the
- Because topology information is stored
in object data, use a data condition to search for the following
properties of topology objects: area, length, perimeter, direction,
direct resistance, and reverse resistance.