If a scoped column is added to/created on an existing non-scoped table, this column can only be deleted by users with elevated privileges.

Steps to Reproduce


  1. Create a new application.
  2. Remain on this application, should be automatically switched to it after it is created.
  3. Navigate to an existing table, for example, incident. 
  4. Create a new column on this table. This column should automatically have column name of x_something
  5. Impersonate an admin user, whether or not this user has elevated security privileges does not matter here, and remain in the custom application.
  6. Try to delete the dictionary record for this column on form view. Note there is no delete button.
  7. Try to delete the dictionary record for this column on list view. Note the delete list action is grayed out.
  8. Try to delete the dictionary record from the incident table column's embedded list. Note there is no red X icon.


Please contact Customer Support to request assistance in removing the unwanted column(s).

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Related Problem: PRB690378

Seen In

Geneva Patch 5
Geneva Patch 7
Helsinki Patch 1
Helsinki Patch 3
Helsinki Patch 4

Fixed In

Helsinki Patch 6

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Last Updated:2017-10-16 08:28:52