Please add an ability to check items in DB and then delete them with one click.
Why don’t you use in Worflows, Data > Delete a list of things ?
Because when I work in Data (App Data) view I want to delete manually a lot of items… Without adding workflows. Or is there a way to wipe DB records? (exept 1 record)
You can always create a simple admin page of your own ?
I have one that wipes various things, and clears down users. Pretty simple to do, and by building it yourself you get exactly what you want
We’ll put that on our list, but in the meantime, what NigelG and NicolasDap are suggesting is probably the best way.
Sorry for scooping out this thread
But how exactly would i have to program the workflow?
It´s probably pretty simple but i don´t really know what to type in.
I want to delete all the data entrys of specific data types.
It depends on what your design is. I’s it just test data you want to delete, specific items or a list?
For test data I place the data in a repeating group with a delete button. The workflow is delete a thing > current cell’s …
Hope it helps
I want to delete all these app data entries, in dev. mode as well as in live:
So just something that works like the little bin on the right, but for all entries at once
You can use these steps. Switch your app between demo and live mode.
i don´t really get it, sorry. could you maybe upload a screenshot? thanks, raymond
I’m on my mobile. Will do something later.
@jan173 Try this
Like jan173, I just wanted to delete a large number of entries from my database. However, I noticed that when entries use custom data types as opposed to the standard formats like “text” or “number” suddenly, they disrupt the normal function of a delete a list of things workflow. For example, if I set constraints that said do a search for [searchterm], the deletion will occur, but not according to my constraints.
Here is something else interesting…
I created a new app to experiment and created a very simple dataset that looks like:
AA is text, BB is a custom data types, and CC is a number.
I then tried to build a workflow for a delete function and discovered that it worked fine for column AA (text) but not BB (subordinate) or CC (number). I am not sure why.
It looks like:
A delete a list of things should delete when constraints are set. Why does it not? Does the custom data types connect entries somehow and therefore causes a “bleed-over” of deletion into entries that wouldn’t normally meet the constraints?