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Remove Component References Referenced By A Specification And Delete Files

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Remove Component References Referenced By A Specification And Delete Files

This Specification Flow Task will remove the components referenced by the given Specification.

This can be run on an existing Specification, or on the current Specification.

This will remove references to components created and referenced by the given Specification and delete the files from disk.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
Specification IDThe ID of the Specification. Leave blank or set to less than 1 to remove the references for the current Specification.


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Specification ID4646This is the Specification ID for the Specification that you want to remove the referenced components for.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • Component reference was removed and marked for regeneration.

Success with Warnings

  • Component references were removed but not all files were deleted.

Failed (one of the following occurred)

  • Could not find any component references for the Specification.
  • The Specification could not be found.
  • General failure - Check the Specification report for more details.