Clearing layers

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Want to remove all content from a layer? Use Clear to clear layers and get rid of the content.


Clearing a layer in Sketchbook Pro for desktop

To clear a layer, do any of the following:

  • In the menu bar, select Edit > Clear
  • In the layer editor, select the layer and tap Clear icon in Sketchbook or tap Layer menu icon in Sketchbook and select Clear

Clear layers in Sketchbook Pro from the Layer Editor


Clearing an area from the current layer

  1. Select the area you want clear using one of the selection tools‍, or press the M hotkey to open the magic wand‍ then drag over the area you want to clear.
  2. With the area selected, tap Clear icon in Sketchbook or press the Delete key to clear the selected area.



Clearing a layer in Sketchbook for mobile devices

  1. In the Layer Editor, tap a layer to select it.
  2. Tap the selected layer again to open the Layer menu.
  3. In the Layer menu, tap Clear icon Clear.

If you have already selected the layer to be cleared, you can double-tap the top left corner of your canvas to access Clear icon.