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How can I get rid of a building I no longer want? For example, if I wall myself in as Protoss and later need to get a probe out to expand.

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    As a side note, protoss walls are generally done with a zealot filling the gap to avoid destroying your own buildings. – Invader Skoodge Aug 14 '10 at 3:57
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Destroy it. Unless it is a Terran bunker (which you can salvage) your only recourse is to destroy the building.

Edit: And by 'destroy' I mean to forcefully attack it with your own offensive units or workers.

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    I wish SC1 and SC2 can delete a building like Age of Empires does. – Wavy Crab Aug 14 '10 at 6:39
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    You should expand on this answer slightly. By destroy, you mean by issuing an attack order, correct? – sequentiallee Aug 28 '10 at 1:54
  • Note that in the case of Terrans, bunkers can be salvaged, which allows you to get some (all?) of the minerals back that were originally spent on it. – Adeese Aug 29 '10 at 22:29
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You have to push A for attack, and then left click the building.

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    It's left click, not right. – Rotsor Aug 8 '11 at 13:57
  • Rotsor wins a medal! – ChaosPointDK Aug 18 '12 at 18:17
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You can only destroy structures/units that you no longer want, you can always feed your enemy said units as well. To destroy buildings/units yourself you have to select structures or units that are able to attack then press the "A" key to issue a force attack order. If you hold down shift you only have to press the "A" key once and you can select all the structures/units you want to destroy.

Destroy in this context means to issue an attack order from your structures/units that are able to deal damage against units/structures you no longer need. Keep in mind you can salvage a Terran Bunker, the only structure you can get a refund from after it is built.

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