Unable to select and Delete Text

Modified by on Jun 11, 2021

There are text on the PCB that the user is unable to select and due to this, they are unable to move / delete them.

Applicable Versions: All Versions

Solution Details

First and foremost, check to see if your Selection Filter has Text enabled. This can be accessed by:

Panels (bottom right) ► Properties ► Selection Filter section ► Make sure Text is enabled (blue)



If still unable to select, this issue is currently a bug due to Multi-line text. This is caused when a Text String is created and then the string is manually resized by adjusting the white corner boxes.

A workaround at the moment is to go to: File ► Print Preview.



Then Close the print preview. This should allow for the text to be selected.

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