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Invert Selection

Documentation | Help File | UI | 2D Mode | Menu | Select | Invert Selection

Clicking on the Select/Invert Selection menu item inverts the current selection, i.e. selects all not selected shapes and deselects all selected shapes in the currently active vector layer.

To invert the current selection on the active vector layer, click on the Select/Invert Selection menu item.

Also accessible by

  • This function can be initiated by clicking on the Invert Selection item in the Map area context menu.

Associated functions

  • To transfer the selected shapes to the temporary clipboard layer, use one of the following functions: Cut, Copy, Copy Special, Load Clipboard.
  • To remove the selected shapes from the layer, use the Delete shape feature.
  • To cancel all previously made selections, use the Deselect all feature.


  • All currently selected shapes are highlighted on the Map area.
  • Values (or averages, maximal and minimal numeric values) of attributes of the selected shape (or shapes) are displayed in the Attributes tab of the Selected panel.
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