Off Sheet Schematic Component Removal

Created: March 25, 2021 | Updated: May 19, 2023

Somehow I got a component outside of my sheet area and I cannot select or delete it. How to remove the component or get it back onto the sheet?

Starting in Version: 18.0
Up to Version: Current

Solution Details

You can use the SCH List panel to delete or alter the location of any component on the schematic.

Steps how to do this:
  • Open the SCH List panel from View ► PanelsSCH List.
  • Or from the Panels button in the lower right corner of the program window
  • Configure the header to be set to: Edit all objects from current document include only Parts.
  • With the list showing all of the parts, sort the list (e.g. X1 or Y1) to find the part that is placed outside the sheet area.
  • You can alter the location by entering appropriate x-y-coordinates or delete the part by Right-click on the part and select ► Zoom Selected.
  • This will select the part and zoom to it.
  • To remove the part select EditDelete.
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