Find Drawing Objects with Specific Properties

Perform the following steps to find drawing objects with specific properties .

To find drawing objects with specific properties

1.     Open a .DWF, .DWG, or .DXF drawing in the Newforma Viewer.

2.     Enter the name or value of the property you are looking for in the Find field in the Toolbar, then click Find. The Drawing Explorer dialog box opens to the Find tab, which lists the results.

For example, if you are looking for doors in the drawing whose fire rating is 90 minutes, type “90 minutes” in the Find field. Enclose the term in double-quotes to limit the number of matches. All instances of “90 minutes” will be listed, including visible text as well as non-graphical properties.

3.     Select a property match to highlight it in the drawing. All of the object’s properties are displayed in the Properties panel.



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