How do you remove an custom Asset Type that does not seem to be able to be deleted?

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  • What custom asset in particular?
  • An Asset Type that I created.
  • Deleted all imported information, deleted the Asset Type, reviewed and rebuilt import file in NotePad and with Excel. Imported and imported cleanly.
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check at first, if there are items connected to that asset type.

You can only delete empty and unreferenced objects.

Answered 07/15/2013 by: Nico_K
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Deleted all imported information and made certain there were no unreferenced objects as Nico_K recommended, deleted the Asset Type. Then I reviewed and rebuilt import file in NotePad++ making sure that I had no unusual problems with the data, like dangling spaces, or non-printable characters.  Then I opened the import file with Excel and checked all my data again saving the file as a CSV.  I created the Asset Type again and imported my import CSV file and everything imported like we wanted.  Beautiful!

Answered 07/23/2013 by: bstaples
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