Moving Documents to the Trash

Features of deleting documents:

  • Only a Document Owner can delete a document.

  • When your document is in draft, it cannot be deleted. Likewise, Frozen documents cannot be deleted.

  • Documents remain in the trash indefinitely until a Document Owner restores them or the Account Administrator empties the Trash Can.

Deleting a Document

To delete a document:

  1. Check the box for the document(s).
  2. Click the Delete icon in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Choose Delete in the confirmation box that pops up.

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Restoring a Document

A document that has been moved to the trash may be restored by a Document Owner. The restored file will be returned to its original location.

To restore a document that has been moved to the Trash Can:

  1. Choose Files from the left-hand menu. Click the Trash tab.
  2. Select the checkbox for item(s) that you wish to restore.
  3. Click the Restore icon in the upper right-hand corner or hover over the file to access the drop down arrow and menu to the right and choose Restore.

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NOTE: Copies of the documents are maintained on the Wdesk server for 30 days. If you inadvertently delete a document, contact your CSM within the 30 day window to have it restored.