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Delete a category in Organizer

Last updated September 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Delete a category in Organizer

Delete a category in Organizer

You can delete categories in Organizer. Note that there must be at least one location categorycategory based on location rules in Organizer

Location categories divide the model into projects, sites, buildings, sections, and floors. Location category can be defined automatically based on the boundary box or manually.

, one property categorycategory in Organizer based on adding user-defined attributes to model objects

Within a property category, a model object can belong to only one lowest level category at a time.

and one custom categorycategory in Organizer based on user-defined rules or manually selected properties

A custom category can be created based on any property or other model information. Custom categories can be used to group the model objects based on other than location-based information.

in the Organizer category tree. You cannot delete the last categories.

  1. To open Organizer , click Manage on the ribbon and then click Organizer.
  2. Select a category.

    You can select more than one category.

  3. Right-click and select Delete.

    If you have used the selected category in the property rules of other categories, Organizer shows a dialog box where these categories are listed.

  4. Click Yes to delete.

To permanently delete a subcategory from a category created with the Create automated subcategories command, you must remove the subcategory objects from the main category. If you do not remove the objects from the main category, the subcategory will be created again based on the main category rules when you synchronize Organizer.

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