||This task shows you how to
select a line ID or its members, and
to filter for line IDs. Piping lines are used in the illustration below -
the process is the same for other types of line.
||You can edit the properties of
line IDs or their members after selecting them. You must make some setup
changes if you want to see all properties of a line. See
Displaying Line ID Properties in a Catalog
to learn how to do it.
Select/Query Line ID button
Select/Query Line ID dialog box displays.
||Use the Sort and Filter options if
you need to. Under Filter, select the Local
option if you only want to filter line IDs in the document. Select
All if you want to filter all
line IDs available to you. Use of the Filter Attributes button is
||If you are selecting members then
select Line ID Members under
Selection Type. If you want to select a line ID then select
||Click to select a line ID in the
Line ID list or click on one of the members. Either the line ID or the
members will be selected, depending on the selection you made in Step 2.
Filter Attributes button if
you want to filter for line IDs. The Line Attribute Filter
dialog box displays.
- Click the drop down arrow in the Attributes field to
select a property. Name is selected in the image above.
- Click the drop down arrow in the Operators field to
select an operator. Most are obvious, such as == (equal to) or >
(greater than). the operator *= means you are using a wild card. If you
select this operator and enter U8 in the Values field then the function
will filter for all lines beginning with U8.
- Select or enter a value in the Values field. This is the value that
the function will filter for. Click Add when you have defined your query
to add it to the Composed Query window.
- The And/Or buttons let you further refine your search. You can click
the Add button to add another query to your search.
- Clicking the Eraser button removes a query from the Composed
- The Filter String field allows you to enter a line ID
name. You can use wild cards.