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Replace or Delete Linked Documents

If a Linked Document is out of date you can edit the text, or you can:

  • Delete the content and replace it from another file, or
  • Delete the document altogether

Access

Click on the element that contains the Linked Document.

Ribbon

Start > Explore > Properties > Linked Document  or

Show > Portals > Window > Document > Linked Document

The Document Window opens at the 'Linked Document' tab, showing the Linked Document on the element.

Delete the linked document

Step

Action

See also

1

Click on the Hamburger icon icon in the top left of the window, and select the 'Delete Linked Document' option at the end of the menu.

2

A prompt displays for you to confirm the deletion; click on the Yes button.

3

The 'Linked Document' tab of the Document window is cleared, and the A symbol on the element in any diagram is removed. You can now import or create content for another Linked Document on that element, select a different element, or close the Document window and/or move on to other work.

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