Remove or delete Custom Fields

Remove a Custom Field from specific locations or delete it from your entire Workspace.

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Remove a Custom Field from specific locations

You can remove a Custom Field from specific locations without deleting it from your entire Workspace. 

Custom Fields can be removed from their Space, Folder, or List using the Custom Field Manager or a List view.

Remove a Custom Field using the Custom Field Manager

To remove a Custom Field from a specific location using the Custom Field Manager:

  1. Open the Custom Field Manager.
  2. From the sidebar, choose a Space, Folder, or List the Custom Field exists.
  3. Hover over the Custom Field you want to remove and click Edit.
  4. In the Edit field sidebar, click Locations.
  5. Hover over a location and click the x icon.

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Remove a Custom Field using a List view

To remove a Custom Field from a specific location using a List view:

  1. Open a List view in the Space, Folder, or List you want to remove the Custom Field.
  2. If the Custom Field is displayed as a column, click its column header. If not, add the field as a column and click its column header.
  3. Select Delete field. If you are deleting the field from the only location it exists, it will be sent to the Trash. The Workspace owner or an admin can restore it within 30 days of deletion.
  4. To confirm, click Delete.

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Delete a Custom Field from your Workspace

Delete a Custom Field from your entire Workspace. Deleted Custom Fields are sent to the Trash, where admins and owners have 30 days to restore it.

To delete a Custom Field from your Workspace:

  1. Open the Custom Field Manager.
  2. From the sidebar, choose the highest Hierarchy location the Custom Field exists.
  3. Hover over the Custom Field you want to remove and click Edit.
  4. In the Edit field sidebar, scroll down and click Delete.
    Screenshot of someone deleting a Custom Field using the Custom Field Manager.png
  5. To confirm, click Delete Everywhere.

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