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User 2906089 Photo


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How do I select multiple elements? Most programs you hit the ctrl-a keys and everything on your page is selected and you can copy or delete or whatever. When I do this in SD nothing happens.

I did find that you can use the select all option once you are in text mode, but that is not what I'm looking for. What am I missing?

Help is appreciated for this noob!
User 187934 Photo


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I think SD allows you to select as long as its a parent element.
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User 2906089 Photo


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<body> is the parent element to all elements, so why not be able to do a multiple grab? Am I understanding what you are saying?
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The easiest way to tell if an element is copy-able is if there's the duplicate option within the tab that opens when you click on an element.
I can't hear what I'm looking at.
It's easy to overlook something you're not looking for.

Here's my S-Drive site with
examples of what can be accomplished in VSD.
https://progrower.coffeecup.com/
Here's my CoffeeCup SCCP Shop with examples of what can be done.
https://progrower.coffeecup.com/shop/
This is a site I built for my work.(RSD)
http://esmansgreenhouse.com
This is a site I built for use in my job.(HTML Editor)
https://pestlogbook.com
This is my personal site used for testing and as an easy way to share photos.(RLM imported to RSD)
https://ericrohloff.com
User 2906089 Photo


Registered User
79 posts

But the key word is "multiple" selection. Say I wanted to use a theme that has a bunch of things that I don't want, right now I have to click each item and then click the garbage icon to delete a single tag. If I wanted to use standard windows commands, I would be able to use the ctrl key or shift key to select multiple items. As I'm bumbling around SD that does not seem to be possible. Is that correct?

Thanks for your time.
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You are correct you cannot delete multiple elements unless you delete the container/wrapper they are in. You will know that by the little right facing triangle beside each container.
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