Edit or Delete an Object Type

Overview

 You can edit or delete object types from your org. 

Warning:
If any data has been saved to or associated with the object type, it’s strongly recommended that you do not delete it. 


User Account Requirements

The user must have Administrator permissions in order to access the Admin Overview section. 


Related Information/Setup

Please refer to the Object Types Overview article for more information on object types.

Please refer to the Delete an Object article to learn more about deleting objects before deleting an object type. 


  1. From the Home screen, click the Administration icon.
  2. Administration Icon

  1. From the Admin Overview screen, click the Object Types tile under the Data Model section.
  2. Object Types Tile

  1. From the Object Types screen, enter a keyword in the Search field to narrow the Object Types list and click the Object Type you wish to edit or delete.
  2. Object Type Name

  1. You can edit and delete the object type from the Edit Object Type screen.

    Edit Object Type Screen   


Editing an Object Type

  1. To edit the object type’s name, description, or monogram, click the Edit icon beside the object type’s name.
  2. Edit Object Type Icon   

  3. Click the tabs to edit or delete the components added to the object type.
  4. Click the Done button.
  5. Done Button   


Deleting an Object Type

  1. Before deleting an object type, you must delete all objects associated with it.
  2. To delete the object type, click the Delete icon.
  3. Delete Icon   

  4. Click the Delete button to confirm.
  5. Delete Button