Deleting objects with dependencies

Hello there!

Today let’s talk about how to delete objects that has dependencies associated to them.

By default, when you try to delete a report that is used in a document, for example, you will see a mesage like this:

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You can change this behavior to allow deletion of dependencies.

To do that you just have to:

1. Open Project Configuration;

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2. Go to Advanced;

3. Check the “Enable deleting of object dependencies“;

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4.Click ok and go to the Tools Menu and select My Preferences.

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5. Go to Object Deletion. This box only displays if the “Enable deleting of object dependencies” in project configuration is checked.

6. Check “Offer ability to delete dependent objects upon object deletion”.

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You can also choose which location Developer/Desktop can save a deletion log.

Now when you try to delete a report that has dependents, you will see a mesage like this:

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You can hit the “Delete All” button and delete ALL DEPENDENCIES OBJECTS. My friend, just becareful with it, ok?

Hope it helps!

God bless you!

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