Delete Elements

How to

To delete an element from a diagram

Step

Action

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1

In the active diagram, click on the element to delete.

 

 

2

Either:

Press ( Delete) or
Right-click to display the context menu and select the Delete <element name> option

 

This does not delete the element from the model, only from the current diagram.

 

 

 

To delete an element from the model

Step

Action

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1

In the Project Browser, right-click on the element to delete and select the Delete <element name> context menu option.

A confirmation prompt displays.

 

 

2

Click on the Yes button.

 

 

Alternatively, click on the element in the Project Browser and press ( Ctrl+Delete ). The element is completely removed from the model.

 

To delete multiple elements from a diagram

Step

Action

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1

In the active diagram, ( Ctrl )+click on each element to delete.

 

 

2

Either:

Press ( Delete ), or
Right-click to display the context menu and select the Delete selected elements option

 

 

 

To delete multiple elements from a diagram and model

Step

Action

See also

1

Open the diagram containing the elements to remove from the model.

 

 

2

Press ( Ctrl+A )  to select all of the elements in the diagram, or use ( Ctrl )+click to select specific elements.

 

 

3

Press ( Ctrl+Delete )  to completely remove the elements from the model.

 

 

 

To delete multiple elements from the Project Browser and model

Step

Action

See also

1

In the Project Browser, press and hold either ( Shift )  or ( Ctrl )  and click on the required items.

 

 

2

To completely remove the elements from the model, either:

Press ( Ctrl+Delete ), or
Right-click on the selected items and select the Delete selected item(s) context menu option

 

If you delete an element in this way, you delete all its properties and connectors as well.