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How to delete an item w/an associated dimension?

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In VW 12 (Mac), I can't delete an object that has a dimension associated to it without the dimensions and other associated objects being deleted as well. This is quite problematic. An example would be a chained dimension between 4 recessed light fixture symbols. Later, if I decide to delete one of the symbols, all of the dimensions, as well as associated objects like a wall would be deleted as well. This is not the case in VW 11.51.

Please comment if this is planned, or a bug.

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It is by design that an associated dimension is deleted when an object it is associated with is deleted. Why would you still want the dimension to remain, if the object it is associated with is no longer there?

You said that other associated objects can be deleted. That is not by design. I tried to reproduce this and was unable. Please send me a testfile and instructions for how to see this.


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BRUCE, Thank you for your reply. I've tried sending you the file in it's native format and I received an e-mail back UNDELIVERABLE. I'm thinking some spam filter or? So I've tried re-sending the file zipped. Hopefully this will go thru.


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