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Deleting Items

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Deleting Items

Simply click on the item to be removed and press the DELETE (DEL) key on the keyboard.

This applies to:

  • Walls
  • Doors, Windows and Openings
  • Stairs
  • Furniture
  • Text
  • Dimensions

There are several ways of deleting multiple items on a drawing.

Option 1 – Hold CTRL

To select more than 1 item you can hold the CTRL on the keyboard:

  • Click on the first item
  • Hold the CTRL key
  • Click on the remaining items to be deleted.
  • Once all of the items to be removed are selected, press the DELETE (DEL) key.

To select a group of items quickly you can drag your cursor around all of the items required.

There are two options:

Option 1 – Left to Right

  • Move the cursor (mouse) toward the area to be deleted.
  • Click and hold down the LEFT mouse key.
  • Drag the cursor over to the right.
  • A blue box will appear.
  • Going from LEFT to RIGHT the items to be deleted must be fully inside the box:
  • Now press DELETE (DEL) on the keyboard.

Option 2 – Right to Left

  • Move the cursor (mouse) toward the area to be deleted.
  • Click and hold down the LEFT mouse key.
  • Drag the cursor over to the left.
  • A green box will appear.
  • Going from RIGHT to LEFT the items to be deleted must only be partially inside the box and generally more items will be selected:
  • Now press DELETE (DEL) on the keyboard.
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