clearing a TImage

hi

i have a TImage Component on my form and i have drawn a circle(Ellipse) on it using this code :

 with image1 do begin
      Canvas.Brush.Color := clRed;
      Canvas.Brush.Style := bsSolid;
      Canvas.Ellipse(0, 0,41,41);
      end;

now i want to clear the TImage Canvas.

how can it be done using code.

pliz help!!!!
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kretzschmarCommented:
use

  image1.picture.assign(nil);

meikl ;-)
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DTHLIEMCommented:
or
   image1.Picture := Nil;
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gmayoCommented:
or

 with image1 do begin
     Canvas.Brush.Color := clWhite;
     Canvas.Pen.Color := Canvas.Brush.Color;
     Canvas.Rectangle(0, 0, Picture.Width, Picture.Height);
     end;
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hybridronAuthor Commented:
thanx a lot guys i finally managed to get the circle to clear out.
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