You can use QSELECT to create a selection set includable or exclusive of the objects which are accord with the filtering criterion. The selection set created by the QSELECT command can be applied to the entire drawing and replaces or appends to the current selection set.
You can enter QSELECT on the command line or choose Quick Select from the Tools menu to open Quick Select dialog box. With the specified the filtering condition, you can quickly define the selection set.
PROPERTIES: Controls properties of existing objects
QSELECT: Creates a selection set based on filtering criteria
SELECT: Groups entities into a selection set for use in subsequent commands
System Variables Reference
HIGHLIGHT: Controls object highlighting; does not affect objects selected with grips
PICKADD: Controls whether subsequent selections replace the current selection set or add to it
PICKAUTO: Controls automatic windowing at the Select Objects prompt
PICKBOX: Sets the object selection target height, in pixels
PICKDRAG: Controls the method of drawing a selection window
PICKFIRST: Controls whether you select objects before (noun-verb selection) or after you issue a command