Selection Set Operators

Selection Operator

Syntax

Description

Union

+ selection criteria

Plus sign (+) indicates a set union operation. The result is the combination of previously selected objects and objects selected by the attached selection criteria.

Minus

- selection criteria

Minus sign (-) indicates a set minus operation. The result is the previously selected objects without any of the objects selected by the attached selection criteria.

Intersection

^ selection criteria

Caret (^) indicates a set intersection operation. The result is the objects in both the previously selected set of objects and the objects selected by the attached selection criteria.