Delete Fields - Delete fields in multiple tables
With this function you can delete multiple fields in multiple tables or themes at one step. Joined fields are only hidden in the spreadsheet of the project (due to an error in ArcView they can't be deleted).
pressed to select multiple tables or themes).
Common Fields: Shows the fields that occur several times (fields with the same name in the same or in different tables). Click on a field to select or drop the corresponding fields in Unique Fields.
Unique Fields: Shows either the unique fields (option is active) or all fields (option is inactive). Select the fields you want to delete. See detailed information at Hints to select fields.
Click on to start the function.
Delete field 'name'?: You must confirm the deletion of each field by clicking on
. If you click on , all chosen fields will be deleted without further inquiry. With
the deletion can be stopped.
The status bar finally shows the number of deleted fields.
- You must activate the tables or themes, in which you want to delete fields, before calling the function (click on them with the mouse pointer - keep the
Warning: Deleted fields and data are irrecoverably lost!
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