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Friday, September 23, 2011

List the dimensions and tags that a delete event is going to remove

You are about to delete a number of model elements, but you are concerned about how many tags and dimensions are going to be affected by this deletion event.

Here is a quick way to check:
  1. Select the elements you intend to delete
  2. Click Group, then 
  3. Click Link
  4. A warning dialog will show up, saying "Elements will be deleted"
  5. Click Expand, then Export and save a list of the affected elements
  6. Click Cancel
  7. Click undo (to undo the Group command)
Now, you can use that list to check check or correct the affected detail items.

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