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TO DELETE OR NEVER DELETE THAT IS A CONCERNE !

I want to know, in full disclosure, what future plans HQ has for the delete function..Please do not put us off, with I will submit your concern's, But go to the decision maker to get the REAL information !.If there is fear for your position, then assign someone planning to leave, for resolving important this task..

Topic by iceng    |  last reply


Comment deleting? Answered

I am new but I have posted many comments.  When people reply I get a notice under my user name page.  I like this feature but I have like 12 replied comments now and I want to get rid of the old notices I have read.  How?

Question by King Julien    |  last reply


Deleting a Draft

Ok, how do you delete a draft in the new editor? 

Topic by Brooklyntonia    |  last reply


Deleting a draft?

How do I delete a Collection draft?

Topic by firefightermeyer    |  last reply


Account Delete?

Can anyone tell me how to delete ur account?

Topic by umja345    |  last reply


Deleting Registry

How do you delete things in your computer's registry so you can redownload trials?

Topic by MisterHankie    |  last reply


Deleted messages?

How come when I delete a message (for instance, just to clean up my orangeboard area) it doesn't actually delete the comment- instead it just hides the comment behind something that says it's been deleted, but it's still there cluttering up my orangeboard? This also seems to happen in the instructables themselves. If I make an error in a comment, delete it and then re-write it correctly - there I am with my message, and another one below it saying it's been deleted or removed etc. Why don't these things just go away when we delete them?

Question by SuperTech-IT    |  last reply


delete account???

My friend signed me up and I want to delete the account how do i do it?

Topic by Kevin the Magnificent    |  last reply


Delete a picture?

How do delete photos off instructables? I have some unneeded pictures that are cluttering my workspace. How do I get rid of them?

Topic by Mintyhippo    |  last reply


Accidental deletion

I had almost finished writing an instructable just now and I added another step. I didn't need that step so I wanted to delete it. I went to the drop down menu and hit the delete button only to find that I deleted my entire instructable. If I hit back on my browser it just came up that I didn't have permission to edit that page.  There is also no confirmation of deleting the whole thing either?  I am trying to suppress my anger at the moment, but is there anyway of recovering this?

Topic by Lango84    |  last reply


Questions are Not Deleted

A couple of times, I have tried to delete a question, and I will find out later that somebody had replied to it (and it will still appear in the QA section).  My operating system is Windows 7, browser is Firefox (I think it is the second latest version; I am not positive).  Thank you!

Topic by StarscreamClone    |  last reply


Theres no delete button for slideshows

The other day I was trying to delete a slideshow, just one problem, there's no button for it. rtty21 has the same problem. I did manage to "delete" it (it doesn't show up in my unpublished list) by removing all photos and the text from every box nevermind, I though I did. I shoved it into my private folder first and its still there.

Topic by The Ideanator    |  last reply


Deleting instructables... have you done it? Why?

I was considering getting rid of a few of mine. There are some that I'm not happy with - the workmanship is not the best, or they're basically pointless, really. I'd like to re-do one of them. Have you ever gotten rid of an instructable?I've scrapped ones that I was editing before, but deleting published ones seems almost... wrong.

Topic by jessyratfink    |  last reply


How do I delete an unpublished instructable from my profile? Answered

It's one of my early ones, and I only have it partially completed. I want to delete it. I don't see anything I can use.

Question by javajunkie1976    |  last reply


Deleting or making Instructables private...

Hi, I can't seem to delete two photo instructables, because they where apparently entered into a competition in the past? So i decided to make them private... But then I get tthe ebelow message... Is this something that is a bug? or is it something that is easily fixed? Can someone just make my photo ibles for the glass slipper and the simnel cake dissapear (don't delete the acctual how to ibles) ? 500 Servlet Exception javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.servlet.jsp.JspException: ServletException in '/common/layout1col.jspx': org.hibernate.LazyInitializationException: could not initialize proxy - the owning Session was closed at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.handlePageException(PageContextImpl.java:1120) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:82) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595) Caused by: javax.servlet.jsp.JspException: ServletException in '/common/layout1col.jspx': org.hibernate.LazyInitializationException: could not initialize proxy - the owning Session was closed at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:923) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:82) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595) Caused by: javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.servlet.jsp.el.ELException: org.hibernate.LazyInitializationException: could not initialize proxy - the owning Session was closed at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.handlePageException(PageContextImpl.java:1120) at _jsp._common._nav__jsp._jspService(_nav__jsp.java:256) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at _jsp._common._layout1col__jspx._jspService(file:/home/instruct/deploy/instructables/common/layout1col.jspx:85) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:870) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtilImpl.doInclude(TilesUtilImpl.java:143) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtil.doInclude(TilesUtil.java:149) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doInclude(InsertTag.java:760) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:892) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:82) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595) Caused by: javax.servlet.jsp.el.ELException: org.hibernate.LazyInitializationException: could not initialize proxy - the owning Session was closed at com.caucho.el.ELExceptionImpl.create(ELExceptionImpl.java:61) at com.caucho.el.Expr.invocationError(Expr.java:1113) at com.caucho.el.ArrayExpr.evalObject(ArrayExpr.java) at com.caucho.el.PathExpr.evalObject(PathExpr.java:112) at com.caucho.el.Expr.evalStringNonNull(Expr.java:216) at _jsp._common._nav__jsp._jspService(common/nav.jsp:59) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at _jsp._common._layout1col__jspx._jspService(file:/home/instruct/deploy/instructables/common/layout1col.jspx:85) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:870) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtilImpl.doInclude(TilesUtilImpl.java:143) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtil.doInclude(TilesUtil.java:149) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doInclude(InsertTag.java:760) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:892) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:82) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595) Caused by: org.hibernate.LazyInitializationException: could not initialize proxy - the owning Session was closed at org.hibernate.proxy.AbstractLazyInitializer.initialize(AbstractLazyInitializer.java:60) at org.hibernate.proxy.AbstractLazyInitializer.getImplementation(AbstractLazyInitializer.java:111) at org.hibernate.proxy.pojo.cglib.CGLIBLazyInitializer.invoke(CGLIBLazyInitializer.java:140) at com.instructables.model.persistent.Fileset$$EnhancerByCGLIB$$8e35d4a7.size() at com.instructables.model.FileAdded.getMainImage(FileAdded.java:84) at com.instructables.model.FileAdded.getImageURL(FileAdded.java:100) at com.instructables.model.persistent.User.getImageURL(User.java:136) at com.instructables.model.ImageEnabled.getTinyURL(ImageEnabled.java:108) at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor464.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585) at com.caucho.el.ArrayExpr.evalObject(ArrayExpr.java) at com.caucho.el.PathExpr.evalObject(PathExpr.java:112) at com.caucho.el.Expr.evalStringNonNull(Expr.java:216) at _jsp._common._nav__jsp._jspService(common/nav.jsp:59) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at _jsp._common._layout1col__jspx._jspService(file:/home/instruct/deploy/instructables/common/layout1col.jspx:85) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:870) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtilImpl.doInclude(TilesUtilImpl.java:143) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtil.doInclude(TilesUtil.java:149) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doInclude(InsertTag.java:760) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:892) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:82) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595) Resin Professional 3.0.28 (built Mon, 18 May 2009 02:21:41 PDT)

Topic by Biggsy    |  last reply


I want to delete all of my instructables for moral/job related reasons, but due to contest entries I cannot!

FOr reasons due to my boss at work and republican voting people and moral people that comes to my work and knows me and my own boss, I'm needing to delete all my instructables, but for some reason due to having them submitted to the 2012 Halloween Contest last year, I just cannot! So can someone (an administrator or someone who works on this site) please delete them for me and erase any traces on the internet that would link back to them? I'm doing everything I can to delete all my pics on the internet myself due to job related reasonings so I don't get found out by my own boss and get possibly fired over it!

Topic by Johnny M    |  last reply


Can't Delete Three Steps On My New Instructable

I am working on a new ible and can't delete some extra steps without deleting the entire instructable.  I am using Google chrome browser.  Here is the link: https://www.instructables.com/id/EFZYBVKH4AFSTXJ/#step10  Sorry you are so busy with all these issues!  Hope a light all the sudden comes on and fixes all of them and you can sit back a take a break!  Thanks for all you do. Sunshiine

Topic by sunshiine    |  last reply


how do you remove an excess step from an Ible? Answered

I recently created an Ible and accidentally added one too many steps.  I am still getting used to the new format for Ible entry.  How do I remove this excess step so the Ible looks better?

Question by Lorddrake    |  last reply


Delete forum topic

How do you delete a forum topic ?

Topic by Brandi286    |  last reply


Problem deleting an instructable.

I cant delete an instructable because it says It cant be deleted because it is entered in a contest, when i know that it isnt in a contest. What should I do?

Question by StyleCore    |  last reply


Delete 'ible Bug?

Some of my Instructables I want to delete will not let me, giving me an error that it's in a contest. However, none of them are.... So could an admin please delete them? (The titles have been changed to: "Can an Admin Delete This?")

Topic by Arbitror    |  last reply


How to delete an Instructable? Answered

I published an instructable 1 year ago , and now I want delete that . That was in a contest 1 year ago , so I see this error when I want delete that : ERROR 401: Not authorized to delete this Instructable, as it is entered in at least one Contest. How I can get it out of contest (That contest is for 1 year ago) , then delete it ?

Question by farzadbayan    |  last reply


How to delete a question? Answered

Just wondering how to delete a question from instructables!

Question by Adum24    |  last reply


Cannot delete instructable

I have an instructable with a viedeo that I cannot delete.  I cannot find a delete button anywhere.  I read a forum that said to publish it and then I could delete it.  No dice.  I am a pro member.  I would appreciate some help with this.  Thank you. 

Topic by pdub77    |  last reply


how to delete profile?

Question by eason boy    |  last reply


Deleting comments as author?

If i am the author of an instructable, shouldnt i be able to delete comments? i can delete my own but not those posted my others.. hope fully i wont have to resort to my other option....(making 30 accounts and flagging it with every single one of them lol)

Question by A.C.E.    |  last reply


Can't delete collection

[Win 7 - Chrome] Like the title says I can't delete a (draft) collection for a long time now. There is no option to do so, only edit and there is nothing there to delete. or am I missing something?

Topic by Metalfist    |  last reply


Can't Delete Files

Hello, I am having some problems deleting images from my image library. Once any image is uploaded, they cannot be deleted, even if they are not assigned to an Instructable, or have ever been. No matter how many times I click on the delete button at the top-right corner of an image, the image disappears for about half a second, and pops right back up. Thanks! 1John310

Topic by 1John310    |  last reply


can't delete instructable

I can't seem to delete a certain instructable. when ever i try it says that it is entered in a contest although i am currently not entered in any contest.  what should i do?

Topic by McNoodle    |  last reply


Unable to Delete Instructable

My TicTac and Bubblegum instructable is locked from a contest. Can an admin remove it or tell me how to delete it?

Topic by Atomman    |  last reply



Deleting a draft collection?

I accidentally created a copy of one of my draft collections, anyone know how to get rid of it?

Question by DerDok    |  last reply


delete draft collection

I hate it to start a new forumtopic when there is already one open with this topic, but that one wasn't helpful so i accidentally made a draft collection twice and have no idea how to delete this. https://www.instructables.com/id/OO77N4II67S9MSV/ ps: sorry for my bad english it is not my native language

Topic by andr3wtx    |  last reply


Intructable deleted itself

Hey, Recently i made an instructable called Codz30's Guide to Sparkler fun, I published it and was given a link for it asweel, like normal. After a few days i noticed it hadn't been index'd yet and when i checked just today, it wasn't under my published instructables nor my unpublished. I still have all the pictures etc in my library Any ideas?

Topic by codz30    |  last reply


Deleting Competition Entry

I have entered my Arduino Word Clock Mini https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Word-Cloc...into the Woodworking Competition by mistake. How to I remove it so I can add it to the correct one?Thanks.oliverb

Question by oliverb  


Drafts can't be deleted

It's been a few days since I've started to have problems with the drafts. After the last update I can't see the preview anymore, the same problem it's been reported by other users in  the bug report "Drafts messed up". The problem cannot be solved by changing the browser and refreshing the page after removing the cookies, and since then every new drafts (only step by step) ends up messed up in the same way. As if it wasn't enough I found the drafts cannot be reliably deleted. I first noticed it as I was making new drafts; after I saw they were still messed I deleted them just to find them again in the Draft page; apparently they disappeared on their own after some days. Are the problems related? I noticed that as I press "Delete"  for a split second a message appears: "sorry, there's been a problem updating your instructable", I tried to take a picture of it but it is too fast. I am waiting for theese problems to be solved since I would like to take part in some contests.  Thanks in advance

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