On 2023-09-23 21:09, Daniel wrote:
On 2023-09-23 18:50, Dan via lyx-users wrote:
Is there a way to delete an outline entry? A right-click on the entry
I do not see any way of accomplishing this via the GUI, but it can be
done by means of the command interpreter with a pair of commands.
not offer that option and the delete key removes characters in the
chapter/section title, not the chapter/section itself.
Say you want to delete section 2.2 of your document
1. Place the cursor at the title of section 2.2.
2. Issue in the command interpreter "section-select". This will
select the whole section 2.2.
3. To delete the entire section, then enter this command:
"char-delete-forward". This will erase the whole section.
These steps work for any kind of sectioning (division of the text
hierarchycally): parts, chapters, paragraphs, etc. You could even
customize your UI file to bind these pair of commands to a button in
I was about to suggest to add a "Delete Section" menu entry to the TOC
context menu. But that doesn't work for some reason and I am not sure why.
In any case, such a (working) menu entry should probably be available.
Maybe there is some kind of cursor update missing after the
apparently works fine when the cursor is already in the heading but not
when executed merely from the context-menu.
lyx-devel mailing list