Hiding and Unhiding Objects On Snaptrude

Selecting Objects on Snaptrude

Selection Tools on Snaptrude

Single Select, Multi-Select & Deselect

From the top toolbar (Design authoring tools), click on the cursor arrow icon to activate the select tool, alternatively you can use the shortcut  "Space" bar on your keyboard. Once the select tool is activate it gets highlighted in pink color.


Now, you can click on the object you want to select, and the object gets boxed in blue. This is an indication that the object has been correctly selected.

To select multiple objects or multi-select, hold the "Ctrl" or "Shift" key for Windows. For Mac users, hold the "Cmd" or "Shift" key and click on the multiple objects you wanted to select.

To deselect one or more objects, while the select is active, hold the same "Ctrl" or "Shift" or "CMD", depending on your OS and click on the specific objects you want to deselect.

Storey Selection

When working on Multi-Storey Projects on Snaptrude, each storey can be selected individually if required.
Click on the drop-down arrow from the select tool, and click on Storey Selection.


On clicking Storey Selection, the entire list of storey's will become visible. Choose the storey you would like to select and Snaptrude will automatically add that entire storey to the active selection. 


Filter Selection

Filter selection is a tool that helps you select certain specific types of objects on your project. From the select drop-down menu, next to storey selection, choose "Filter Selection". Filter Selection allows you to choose objects of a similar category. For example, only the walls, or furniture. Filter Selection helps make selecting one category of objects faster. Filter Selection helps make selecting one category of objects faster.


Select the types of objects you want to select, you can select one type or multiple. On choosing a category present in the filter, only the objects of that category will automatically get selected. 


Selection Marquee

To activate the selection marquee on Snaptrude, first choose the select tool (shortcut "Space" key), click where you wanted the select to start -> click + hold your left mouse button and drag the cursor to the next point where you wanted the select to end. 

Snaptrude will select all the objects inside this particular selection box. The marquee selection can either be done top left to bottom right or vice versa.

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