Delete a Category

Overview

In order to delete a category, all of the following conditions must be met:

  1. The Category is not a Default Category (Assignment, Test, Survey, Discussion)
  2. The Category is not currently being used. If any Grade Center column is using a particular Category, you will not be able to delete it until all columns have been edited to use a different Category. You can view those columns which are using a particular Category under the "Columns" column under Manage > Categories:
    Category column view

To delete a Category, follow these steps:

  1. Access the Grade Center
  2. Expand the Manage menu (hover over Manage btn_manage.gif)
  3. Select Categories
    gradecenter_manage_categories.gif
  4. Click on the Drop Down Arrow Drop Down Arrow icon beside the Category you wish to delete
  5. Select Delete

    Note

    The Delete option will only appear for Categories that can be deleted from the Grade Center.


    Contextual menu example
  6. Click OK
    Delete confirmation message

Alternative Method:

  1. Access the Grade Center
  2. Expand the Manage menu (hover over Manage btn_manage.gif)
  3. Select Categories
    gradecenter_manage_categories.gif
  4. Select all Categories you wish you delete (check the boxes in front of each name)

    Note

    The checkboxes will only appear for Categories that can be deleted from the Grade Center.


    Deletion example
  5. Select Delete Delete button
  6. Click OK
    Delete confirmation message

Posted by Heather Crites on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at 4:10 PM
Last Edited by Meri Lynott on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 9:37 AM

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