How to delete my own thread?


#1

How to delete a thread I started if the topic is proven to be irrelevant?


#2

Ordinarily, you go to the first post, expand the ellipsis () part of the toolbar and click the trash can icon.

I just tried it on one of my recent threads that had a reply, and the tooltip says “you don’t have permission to delete this topic”, so the feature may not be switched on by the admins.


#3

To my understanding, you can’t delete your topics, but you can ask the @SketchUp_Moderator to delete it for you. One time I made a topic that turned out to be a mistake and @SketchUp_Moderator deleted it for me when I asked.

My guess is, since this is a help forum, they want it to be rich in helpful information. Also, people put a lot of effort into replies, but deleting your thread would delete replies too.


#4

Please be advised that the SketchUp Moderator role was officially terminated as of 12.31.2018. Duties previously undertaken by the moderator are now being performed in-house by Trimble staff members.


#5

I’m not allowed to delete my own thread.


#6

as Dan has already elaborated in the first reply.


#7

Yep! I’m not a strong reader and a little slow. :grinning:


#8

Actually, you want to private message @SketchUpCommunityManager

Thanks
CD


#9

The proper path is actually in that warning message, just flag it. The Discourse platform is intentionally non-destructive when it comes to this stuff and the community is who determines what comes down. The flagging process will actually be the way that the Community Manager is notified.