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Grouping Entities Quickly

Use the QuickGroup command to quickly create EntityGroups.

To group entities quickly:

  1. In the graphics area, specify the entities to group.
  2. Right-click, then click Entity Group > Quick Group (or type QuickGroup).
  3. An unnamed EntityGroup is created.

To group entities quickly without preselected entities:

  1. Click Tools > Entity Group > Quick Group (or type QuickGroup).
  2. Specify options:
    • Name: Lets you name the EntityGroup. Names may contain letters, numbers, and special characters such as $, #, _. The name is not case-sensitive. Type ? to view existing EntityGroup names.
    • Description: Lets you type a short description about the EntityGroup.
  3. Specify the entities to group.
  4. Press Enter.
  5. A named or unnamed EntityGroup is created.

  Note: To ungroup EntityGroups, use the QuickUngroup command. To edit EntityGroups, use the EditEntityGroup command. To hightlight EntityGroups and to manage EntityGroups, use the Group command.


Command: QuickGroup

Menu: Tools > Entity Group > QuickGroup

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