Delete or deactivate a model-driven app view

You may have a view that you don’t want people to see. Depending on the type of view, you can either delete it or deactivate it.

Delete a view

You can delete any custom public view. Use the steps in Access view definitions to find the view you want to delete and use the Delete buttonDelete command. Once you verify that you really want to delete it, the view will be permanently deleted.

If you don’t want to delete the view permanently, you can deactivate it instead.

Deactivate or activate views

You cannot delete or deactivate any system views, including public views the system created. You can deactivate any public view, including public views the system created.

Deactivate or activate a public view

  1. Navigate to System Views as described in Access view definitions.

  2. Select a public view. To see inactive views, use the Inactive Public Views view.

  3. On the menu bar, select More Actions, and then select either Deactivate or Activate.

  4. Select Publish All Customizations.

Next steps

Create or edit a view