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Hello. Struggling to do something I thought was easy.... what am I doing wrong?

 

I've long used the custom selection tool to pick objects of a given colour etc. But How do I use it to select all lines that have a fill style of none? 

 

Fill style does not seem to be a criteria? 

 

I need to pick out hundreds of polygons which have no fill... but NOT the hundreds that have a fill attribute "by class"? 

 

Any suggestions. Am I missing something? 

 

Thanks

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Does this not work for you?

 

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Is the issue that this still picks up polygons whose fill is by class, and where the class fill is 'none'?

 

Can you get around it by excluding certain classes?

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Thanks.

 

and yes, it does pick up polygons who's attribute is by class and the class has a fill of none. 

 

Actually, I did not even find this fill pattern =  none....  because the fill are all hatches not patterns... so I dismissed this as a selection criteria. I just did not look into it (and under hatch fill, "none" is not an option).

 

I ended up getting a slightly convoluted process to work using the magic wand tool thing (select similar tool), where fill STYLE is an option, then combining it with class options as you suggest. 

 

I guess what I'm looking for is a section process where attribute assigned by class (fills or lines to be honest) is a criteria, but they seem to have missed this from the list.

 

Thanks for the suggestion. 

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1 minute ago, RDS Casa said:

Thanks.

 

and yes, it does pick up polygons who's attribute is by class and the class has a fill of none. 

 

Actually, I did not even find this fill pattern =  none....  because the fill are all hatches not patterns... so I dismissed this as a selection criteria. I just did not look into it (and under hatch fill, "none" is not an option".

 

I ended up getting a slightly convoluted process to work using the magic wand tool thing (select similar tool), where fill STYLE is an option, then combining it with class options as you suggest. 

 

I guess what I'm looking for is a section process where attribute assigned by class (fills or lines to be honest) is a criteria, but they seem to have missed this from the list.

 

Thanks for the suggestion. 

 

Yes, that the "none" is an option under 'fill pattern' rather than 'fill' is confusing and a classic case of VW inconsistency. (No doubt there is a 'reason' it's like this, but it is confusing from a user point of view)

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