In GISLayer Software, separate selections are made by holding down the CTRL key and clicking with the mouse in the first column of the layer attriubute table, which shows the sequence number of the geometry (CTRL + mouse-left-click). Likewise, the selection is cancelled when the sequence number of the selected geometry is clicked.
If you click on the Selection menu, you will be presented with 6 different options.
- Select All
- Clear All Selections
- Select Filtered
- Show Selected
- Swich Selection
- Spatial Selection
The locations of these tools are shown in the screenshot below.
Select all: Selects all records in the table
An example of the Select All is shown in the screenshot below.
Clear All Selections Cancels all existing selections.
An example of the Clear All Selections is shown in the screenshot below.
Select Filtered When filtering is performed; the records are selected in the filter result.
In the screenshot below, an example is shown where ‘kagir’ was filtered first and then the Select Filtered option was used.
Show Selected: Shows all records selected in the table.
An example of the Show Selected is shown in the screenshot below.
Switch Selection: Clears selection and selects unselected geometies in the table.
In the table, for example, records number 3, 4 and 5 are selected. To select others but not these three records, click the Switch Selection button. The scrdeenshot below shows an example of Switch Selection.
Spatial Selection: Activates the spatial selection within the layer whose attributes are listed, as shown earlier in the Edit menu,
- Select by Click
- Select Intersections: Select geometries that intersect with a drawn Line
- Select Within: Select all geometries within the drawn Polygon
The scrdeenshot below shows an example these options.