Delete Elements

Delete an Element From a Diagram

Follow the steps below:

  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.

Note:

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

Delete an Element From the Model

Follow the steps below:

  1. In the Project Browser, right-click on the element to delete. The context menu displays.
  2. Select the Delete <element name> option. A confirmation prompt displays.
  3. Click on the Yes button.

Alternatively:

  1. Click on the element in the Project Browser and press [Ctrl]+[Delete].

The element is completely removed from the model.

Delete Multiple Elements From a Diagram

Follow the steps below:

  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.

Delete Multiple Elements From a Diagram and Model

Follow the steps below:

  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.

Delete Multiple Elements from the Project Browser and Model

Follow the steps below:

  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.

Note:

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