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Removes objects from a drawing.

Access Methods


 Ribbon: Home tabModify panelEraseNot available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Menu: ModifyEraseNot available in menus in the current workspace
 Toolbar: Modify 
 Shortcut menu: Select the objects to erase, right-click in the drawing area, and click Erase.


You can erase selected objects from the drawing. This method does not move objects to the Clipboard, where they can then be pasted to another location.

Instead of selecting objects to erase, you can enter an option, such as L to erase the last object drawn, p to erase the previous selection set, or ALL to erase all objects. You can also enter ? to get a list of all options.