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How do I delete custom BDS layers from the ArcGIS Desktop UI?

Last Published: September 14, 2023

Answer

When trying to delete a custom BDS layer created with ArcGIS Business Analyst Desktop, the following error is returned:

Delete failed
Failed to delete selected object(s)
Failed to delete selected object(s) error message

Use Windows File Explorer to delete the BDS files from C:\MyOutputData, or the specified location for output data created in Business Analyst. This allows them to be removed from ArcGIS Desktop the next time the software is opened.

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