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mass delete custom fields definition in an object?

Hi, I need to delete 100+ fields in one custom object, what is the best way to do this?


Does Eclipse support field deletion?



Rajesh ShahRajesh Shah

I don't think eclipse supports field deletion. I once tried removing the field definition from the Object in Eclipse and then saving to server. But it didn't worked. Maybe syncing with server will work but I am not sure about that. Apart from that I can't think of any efficient way of deleting fields.


Infact this can go as a good idea. Selecting fields you want to delete and then delete them in one go. It would be really efficient.

Mohit Bansal6Mohit Bansal6
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Salesforce BULK Object Field Creator - A Time Saver App....!!!

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Helps Admins & Developers to CREATE multiple fields, DELETE multiple Fields & Assign FLS for multiple profiles for multiple fields in single click
Drag Drop a csv or xls files which contains list of new fields to be created

Mullt-select your fields to be deleted and click Delete.
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 - Bulk(multiple) Field Deletion
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