Deleting, Undeleting, and Destroying Objects

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Deleting objects

To delete an object, right-click it and select Delete. The object is not destroyed permanently, but it will become deleted.

Note: You can see the deleted objects in M-Files Desktop only if you have at least one of these permissions:
  • System administrator permissions
  • Vault administrator permissions
  • The permission See and read all vault content (including deleted objects)
To show deleted objects, you can create a view for them or use a filtered search.

Undeleting objects

To restore a deleted object, right-click it and select Undelete. To find deleted objects, see Deleting objects.

Destroying objects

To permanently remove an object, right-click a deleted object and select Destroy. You can also select Destroy permanently in the confirmation dialog when you delete an object. To find the deleted objects, see Deleting objects.

Video: M-Files Administrator: Undelete and Destroy Objects