How can I delete One or Multiple List Columns?

  • I added all the list items. Now i wanna delete a few of them. Don't know how to. – Anand Aug 4 '16 at 11:48
  • May be you will not have access to delete item – P S Aug 4 '16 at 11:48
  • Or The Article in your question is for SharePoint 2007, for 2013 support.office.com/en-us/article/… – P S Aug 4 '16 at 11:49
  • do we even need permission to delete a list item? – Anand Aug 4 '16 at 11:52
  • Yes. Admin can remove Delete access from Permission level – P S Aug 4 '16 at 11:53

You should have a permission to can delete List columns,

List Settings > Below Columns > click on your column that you need to delete > at the bottom of page > click delete.

Note : the title and built-in columns can't be deleted it can only be renamed or hide.

You should have a permission to can delete Items within a list. To delete items

  • Open your list.
  • Select the items that you need.
  • from the above ribbon > at List tab > select delete.

If you didn't have permission to do that it will be grayed out / disabled.

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  • Go to the list settings
  • From the columns sections select the column you want to delete
  • Here you can edit or delete the column

please check first if you have the permission or not...

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  • Yep. Doing that. Is there any option to multi-delete? – Anand Aug 4 '16 at 12:44
  • No. you can do that using sharepoint rest api or client object model. – Tarek Salah uddin Mahmud Aug 4 '16 at 12:45

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