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Documentation | Help File | UI | 2D Mode | Menu | Shape | Delete part

Clicking on the Shape/Delete part menu item provides the means for removing a part of an existing multipart shape (point, multipoint, line or polygon). In general, a shape can consist of any number of parts.

To delete a part of an existing multipart shape

  1. Activate (highlight) the layer containing the shape to be modified. Do this by clicking on its name in the Legend.
  2. Click on the Shape/Edit shape menu item or equivalently on the icon on the Standard toolbar.
  3. Within the Map area move the mouse pointer over the desired part of the shape and click to make a selection.
  4. Click on the Shape/Delete part menu item.

Associated functions

  • To add a new element to an existing shape, use the Add part feature.

Similar functions

  • To remove a whole shape from a vector layer, use the Delete shape feature.

Key shortcut

  • The Shift+Ctrl+D key combination.
2018/05/22 14:47

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