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Discussion: How to delete activity type?

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Oct 23, 2015 8:28 AM # 
I made a mistake and added a bunch of activity types that I don't need. I can see in settings that I am able to control color preferences for displaying activity types in reports etc.. however is there a way I can delete activity types? It"s cluttering my log entry form.

Oct 23, 2015 9:57 AM # 
Mr O-memes:
You can emerge/fuse them with another type.
Then it goes away
Oct 25, 2015 4:49 AM # 
Create a new user and start over.
Oct 25, 2015 2:56 PM # 
As far as I know, you have to delete every activity (or edit the log) that has that type associated with it. Only when it's not associated with any entries can an activity-type be deleted.

It would be nice if there were more all-clear functions, e.g. I'd like to delete all entries before X date.
Oct 25, 2015 3:21 PM # 
I wish I could do that with my email (for particular addresses). I have >18,000 items in my 'sent' folder dating back to 2007 but then I have found handy emails sometimes from years back when I've needed them.
Oct 25, 2015 4:08 PM # 
As Toni mentioned, the easy way to get rid of a type A (but not the individual activities) is to merge it into type B. All entries of A become B and type A is deleted. You can do this from your activity types page.
Nov 26, 2015 8:28 PM # 
Sorry, off topic.
@tRicky, download Thunderbird email client, log into your mail server via IMAP, sort your mail folder according to address, select all of that address, delete. Or just filter/search and delete. If your mail provider doesn't have IMAP, create new user, start over.
Nov 27, 2015 1:33 AM # 
Option B is being thrown at me by many people at the moment, people who can't send me emails (or who are just upset that I have a Hotmail account in the first place).
Nov 27, 2015 7:47 AM # 
Yes, hotmail is indeed, so yesterday. Its synonymous with hacked accounts that generate spam. AFAIK, I don't think Hotmail even allows for IMAP access.
Nov 27, 2015 7:53 AM # 
AFAIK, I don't think Hotmail even allows for IMAP access.

5 seconds of googling says you don't know very far.
Nov 27, 2015 12:23 PM # 
Well, then all hail M$, they have gone up in the world and gotten with the program, because it used to not be the case. Good for them!
Nov 28, 2015 2:51 AM # 
Really, MS upgraded something to be useful?

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