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delete a sketch

adamohernadamohern Member, OS Professional Posts: 216 PRO
If I create a sketch using newSketchOnPlane(), how do I delete it?

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    ilya_baranilya_baran Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 1,185
    You can use opDeleteBodies and pass a qCreatedBy(id + "whateverYourSketchIdIs") query to it
    Ilya Baran \ VP, Architecture and FeatureScript \ Onshape Inc
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    adamohernadamohern Member, OS Professional Posts: 216 PRO
    Ah, looks like opDeleteBodies() will do the trick. It seems semantically odd that sketches would be considered bodies, but I guess it makes sense. False alarm.
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    adamohernadamohern Member, OS Professional Posts: 216 PRO
    You can use opDeleteBodies and pass a qCreatedBy(id + "whateverYourSketchIdIs") query to it
    Wow you're fast.
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    kevin_o_toole_1kevin_o_toole_1 Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 565
    adamohern said:
    It seems semantically odd that sketches would be considered bodies
    "Body" has a specific meaning in Onshape which includes any full, independent piece of geometry in a Part Studio, including the wire bodies in sketches. Check out the documentation for BodyType to see what I mean.
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    adamohernadamohern Member, OS Professional Posts: 216 PRO
    It's just strange nomenclature is all. It's perfectly fine in terms of functionality, I guess I would just expect that class of object to be called an "object" or something. The word "body" in my mind usually does not include one-dimensional or two-dimensional geometry. It's fine, I just didn't find it intuitive.
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