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Re: Can't delete some data elements


Hello Aljosa,

To add on Barnabas’ comment, also check that the data elements don’t have category combinations. Because you will need to delete the m first.



From: Dhis2-users [mailto:dhis2-users-bounces+bridgetmagoba=mifumi.org@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Barnabas Akumba
Sent: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 1:07 PM
To: Aljosa Celebic
Cc: dhis2-users
Subject: Re: [Dhis2-users] Can't delete some data elements

Hello Aljosa,

The error indicates that the elements in question have already got some values submitted using them and as such deleting them will cause some violations.

If you must delete, you need to find the values and delete them First.


On Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 10:59 AM Aljosa Celebic <Aljosa.Celebic@xxxxxx <mailto:Aljosa.Celebic@xxxxxx> > wrote:


I am actually testing DHIS2 live, so I’ve builded a data set including several data elements. I also tested Data Entry.

But when I want to delete some data elements I have this message : “Could not delete due to association with another object: DataValue”.

What should I do be able to delete all data elements, and to start from the beginning with the real project?

I am sorry if this question was asked before, but I can’t find how to reach all forum conversations.

Thank you.

Kind regards.


Aljosa Celebic
Data Manager, Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics

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