Deselection Tools

Inside Area

Summary

This command is used to deselect any previously selected design objects, within a user-defined area.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Schematic Editor and Schematic Library Editor by:

  • Choosing the Home |Clipboard | DeSelect | Inside Area command, from the main menus.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will change to a cross-hair and you will be prompted to select the first corner of the deselection area. Position the cursor and click, or press Enter, to anchor this first corner. You will then be prompted to select the second corner. Move the cursor to size the selection area and click, or press Enter, to anchor this second corner. All selected objects that fall completely inside this defined area will become deselected.

Outside Area

Summary

This command is used to deselect any previously selected design objects, outside of a user-defined area.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor, by:

  • Choosing the Home |Clipboard | DeSelect | Outside Area command, from the main menus.

Use

After launching the command, the cursor will change to a cross-hair and you will be prompted to select the first corner of the non-deselection area. Position the cursor and click, or press Enter, to anchor this first corner. You will then be prompted to select the second corner. Move the cursor to size the selection area and click, or press Enter, to anchor this second corner. All selected objects that fall completely inside this defined area will remain selected. All selected objects that fall completely outside of this area will become deselected.

All on Current Document

Summary

This command is used to deselect all objects that have previously been selected, on the current document.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor, by:

  • Choosing the Home |Clipboard | DeSelect | All On Current Document command from the main menus.

Use

After launching the command, all design objects on the current document will become deselected.

All Open Documents

Summary

This command is used to deselect all previously selected design objects, on all open schematic and schematic library documents.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor, by:

  • Choosing the Home |Clipboard | DeSelect | All Open Documents command, from the main menus.

Use

After launching the command, all of the previously selected design objects, on all open (and open and hidden) schematic and schematic library documents, will become deselected.

Tips

  1. Selected objects on all documents will be deselected, irrespective of the project they belong to.

 

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