Selection Manager

Selection Manager

Win32 and 64, English

CAD Masters, Inc.
Selection Manager is used to save and use selection sets in any drawing file. The selection sets are saved in the drawing and can be restored by anyone with the Selection Manager application.

General Usage Instructions

In the Ribbon, on the Add-Ins or Plug-Ins tab, on the Selection Manager panel, click Selection Manager. The command can also be run in the command line using the SMANG command or transparently at the Select Objects prompt by using the 'SMANG command. Once in the Selection Manager window, use the following commands.

• Click New to create a new selection set.

• Double click on the name or press F2 to rename a Selection Set in the list.

• Click Add Objects to select additional objects to add to the selection set highlighted in the list.

• Click Remove Objects to remove objects from the selection set highlighted in the list. Objects in the selection set will temporarily be changed to color 20 during this command.

• Click Zoom to zoom to the objects in the selection set highlighted in the list.

• Click OK to save the selection set and select the objects in the drawing.

• Click Cancel to discard all changes.

• Click Apply to save the selection set and select the objects in the drawing, but leave Selection Manager window open.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


SMANG opens the main interface and allows you to create and restore selection sets. It can also be run transparently by using 'SMAN at the Select Objects prompt.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Selection Manager is installed in the %AppData%Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\SelectionManager.bundle.

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2018 support


2016 and 2017 Support


Initial Release

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