To delete one annotation, do the following:
In the Timeline or Interlinear Viewer, click on the annotation that you want to delete. It appears in a dark blue frame.
To delete it, do one of the following:
Right-click on the selected annotation. A pull-down menu appears. Click on.
Or click onin the main menu. Then click on .
Or use the key equivalent ALT+D.
ELAN also gives the possibility to delete multiple annotations: click onin the main menu. Now click one of the five menu items:
To delete a number of specific annotations on more than one tier, select those annotations by holding ALT while clicking them. The annotations get a purple border. Then right click in the Timeline Viewer and select .
Annotations are deleted without further warning.
If you delete an annotation on a parent tier, the corresponding annotations on all its child tiers will be automatically deleted as well. Please make sure that you do not accidentally delete a child annotation. An annotation on a child tier can be deleted without consequences for the annotation on its parent tier.