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Delete Drawing

The Delete Drawing command is used to delete a drawing that contains Design Master Photometrics devices and remove all of the associated information from the database.

If you delete a drawing using Windows Explorer, the database will not be updated. Any devices that existed on the drawing will still exist in the database. It is possible to delete these devices using the Delete Extra Devices from Database command, but this method can easily create larger problems.

Deleting the drawing using this command will make sure that the necessary changes to the database are made.

You do not need to use this command if the drawing does not contain Design Master Photometrics devices, though there is no harm if you do.

To delete a drawing, go to
Ribbon: DM Photometrics→Utilities→  →Delete Drawing
Pulldown Menu: DM Photometrics→Utilities→Delete Drawing

Select Drawing to Delete Dialog Box

Select the drawing to delete and press the button.

The drawing will be deleted. All of the devices on the drawing will be deleted from the database.

A backup of the drawing and the database will be made before the command is run in case a drawing is deleted accidentally.