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kadyk83
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How to delete an object or a line

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02-13-2011 12:21 PM

1.       AutoCAD 2011, new user & new install. I’m going throught the tutorials and have lost ability to repeat past ability to do tasks. One being to highlight an object and then delete using the Delete key. Second example being lost is to left click a drawn line and then to hit delete. Is this a setup problem?

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wengle
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Re: How to delete an object or a line

02-13-2011 01:21 PM in reply to: kadyk83

Why use delete key? Bad habit. Press E (erase), right click and then pick object and right click.

This also pertains to second item.

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kadyk83
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Re: How to delete an object or a line

02-13-2011 01:43 PM in reply to: wengle

yes, that is good. although, there might be times that I would want to be able to hightlight an object and delete that portion of it. I thought it might be in the settings and something might be amiss.... thanks. I like this "e" and delete

 

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mathewk
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Re: How to delete an object or a line

02-13-2011 05:47 PM in reply to: kadyk83

Using the delete key is not a bad habit at all.  I'm betting the value for PICKFIRST is set to 0.  Type PICKFIRST and set the value to 1 and try again.

Matt Kolberg
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http://www.cansel.ca/
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ajay.ces
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Re: How to delete an object or a line

06-22-2012 10:52 PM in reply to: kadyk83

Thanks was really Helpfull!!!!:smileyhappy:

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