Edit or Delete a Data Definition

A data definition can be deleted, provided it's not currently being used elsewhere in Core. If you wish to delete an active data definition, you can do so after removing it from or deleting the component(s) where it's being used (e.g. data visualizations or assessments). You can edit the name and description of an existing data path at any time, however, the data path cannot be modified.

To edit or delete a data definition:

  1. Click the icon in the top bar > Data Definitions in the Data Model section.
  2. Click an existing data definition to display the Edit Data Definition page.The Edit Data Definition page.
  3. To edit a definition’s name and/or description, click the icon on the Edit Data Definition page and make your changes in the Name and/or Description fields.
  4. To delete the data definition, click the  icon, then click Yes to confirm. If the data definition is currently being used in another component, an error message will be displayed.