Erases entities from the drawing; erases the faces and edges of 3D solids.
Accessing the Command
command bar: erase
shortcut: Del key on keyboard
alias: delete, e
menu bar: Edit | Erase
ribbon: Home | Edit | Erase
toolbar: Standard |
Quad: Model |
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select entities, edges or faces: (Select one or more entities)
Entities in set: 1
Select entities, edges or faces: (Select more entities, or else press Enter)
Selected entities are erased from the drawing.
Select the edges of an opening in a surface to delete the opening.
Select the edge(s) between coplanar faces of a 3D solid to remove the edges. Alternatively use dmSimplify to remove redundant edges.
Select the interior faces of an opening in a 3D solid to remove the opening.
Break - erases a portion of an entity.
DmSimplify - simplifies the geometry and topology of 3d solid entities.
Oops - returns erased entities.
Overkill - Deletes duplicate entities and overlapping lines, arcs or polylines and unifies partly overlapping or contiguous ones.
Purge - removes unused named entities from drawings, such as unused layers and linetypes.
Trim - removes portions of entities.
U - unerases erased entities.
Undo - unerases erased entities.