I know what you are thinking…. Jerry must be taking a Tuesday off because the Civil 3D SelectSimilar command has been around for forever and everyone already knows about it.
True, most folks are familiar with the select similar functionality but did you know there are two Select Similar commands in Civil 3D? (AECSELECTSIMILAR & SELECTSIMILAR) This post is regarding the lesser known/used of the two. (SELECTSIMILAR)
In short, the SELECTSIMILAR command provides some additional functionality that the original AECSELECTSIMILAR command doesn’t have. At the end of the day, the decision of which one to use is not an either/or decision. Instead, they can both be helpful.
Check out the video below to see how: