Instance data applied to non-DataGroup elements may need to be removed. Sometimes if the applied data needs to be completely changed, e.g. to a different Type altogether, it can be quicker to remove the existing Instance Data and reapply with the new data type and values.
In CONNECT Edition we have added a button to the Ribbon: AECOsim > Data/Reporting > Detach (Detach Instance Data). This can be used on individual elements or on selection sets:
There is also a key-in that may be used in macros or batch processes: DGEX DETACH DATA
In V8i the following sequence can be used to detach individual instances:
This will not work for multiple selections