Assetas support

Bulk Delete

The bulk delete tool allows users to delete a collection of records by data type.  ​The tool is designed to delete assets, contacts, documents, forms, and tasks, with the ability to control how the system processes locked records.

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  1. Expand the "Configuration" menu on the sidebar navigation.

  2. Select the "Bulk Delete" menu.

  3. Populate the fields. 

  4. Select "Delete" upon completion.

Bulk delete data
Bulk Delete

Populate the following fields:

  • Data Type*:  Enter the type of data records to delete

  • Delete Locked Records:  Toggle on to delete locked records or off to skip locked records.

  • ID List*: Enter the list of 36-character unique identifiers to delete.  The list may be comma-separated, tab-separated, or newline-separated.

Quickly collate the list of unique identifiers using reports:

  1. For each data type, create a tabular report with only the records that will be deleted.  Be sure to include a column for the ID values. 

  2. Run the report.

  3. Export the results to Excel.

  4. Copy the ID column values (excluding the header) as a newline-delimited list. 

  5. Paste the ID list to the "ID List" field.     

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