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Isolate objects

I was trying to change rotation of a just inserted block by clicking in "Misc" of the properties box.
Suddenly I just had the block in view and the command line said
_Entities in set: 2
Number of entities made hidden: 1229

Following is the history before that time. I have no idea what triggered the sudden departure from my screen of 1229 entities.

Unable to recognize command "351.26". Please try again.

:
isolateobjects

Any ideas please? I'm curious and it was very alarming for a moment as having never encountered such I thought all my work was suddenly Goodbye!

Comments

  • The only scenario I can come up with:

    1. The rotation field did not have the focus, so your input was sent to the Command Bar.
    2. You pressed Enter a number of times invoking the last command: _IsolateObjects.
  • Thanks for reply Roy
    I'd never used let alone heard of that command until then.
    Its odd. I just tried simulating it.
    Selected entity then I had to type iso before that command came into view.
    I was only using the number pad at right of keyboard - so I thought!

    Oh well - it wasn't the end of the dwg - thankfully.

  • Maybe the _IsolateObjects command was triggered through the Quad?

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