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cantareroj
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Cannot delete column with dependencies with Copilot View

Hi guys!.

 

I created a very simple text-column in my table (in Model-driven App) and a weird view was added automatically with a name  of "Copilot View". Now I need to remove this column but I can't because that column has a dependency with that view.

I cannot locate the view, or just remove that view.

 

Any ideas? 

 

 

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Thanks.  

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After open a case with Microsoft and receive online support from their side, we did not found a way to fix this dependency. The column cannot be deleted, and there is no solution for this for now. 

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I did manage to remove the dependency using the "View Designer" in XRMToolbox. 
The "Copilot View" is visible for selection there - and removing the column via "Edit XML" AND via "Edit Query" does remove the dependency.

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PowerBi-Rick
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Struggled to solve it but was finally able to do this in Classic mode

 

  • Open Fields for the Entity
  • Double Click on Dependencies in the header - one of the options will be the CoPilot View.
  • Double click the CoPilot View to open the View, then under the Actions dropdown, click Delete to delete the View. Save and Close. 

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LinnZawWin
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Can you try to locate the view in the Default Solution?

Alternately, you can view the Dependent Components list in the classic solution explorer as in the video tutorial to locate the view.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGPOyoGI-ZI

 

There is a forum thread with similar issue and I hope it helps to solve your problem.

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Dataverse/Cant-Delete-Column-in-dataverse-due-to-Copil...

 

 

Dear Linn,

 

the first video link you share is a very simple solution to delete standard views, and the results are the same. The view I mention, "Copilot View" has been created automatically by the tool and it can't be removed using "standard" methods.

 

the second video link is the same link than the first. Duplicated!. 

 

 

@cantareroj 

Does it mean when you open the "Copilot View" from the Dependent Components list in the classic solution explorer, that view is not editable?

 

 

parvezghumra
Super User
Super User

@cantareroj This sounds like a similar issue to what Jukka recently described in his LinkedIn post: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7102537909034991616/?commentUrn=urn%3Ali%3Acomm...)



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Right Parvez, that post mentions the same issue I have. I already read that post time ago. But it does not includes a solution. 

 

I have open a case with Microsoft Support to find a solution. 

 

After open a case with Microsoft and receive online support from their side, we did not found a way to fix this dependency. The column cannot be deleted, and there is no solution for this for now. 

I did manage to remove the dependency using the "View Designer" in XRMToolbox. 
The "Copilot View" is visible for selection there - and removing the column via "Edit XML" AND via "Edit Query" does remove the dependency.

Thanks for sharing your workaround solution, @TheArrayOfThing 

I don´t find a View Designer in XRM Toolbox!!

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