How to: Delete Full-Text Indexes from Databases

Delete a full-text index when it is no longer needed.


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To delete a full-text index

  1. In the Server Explorer, right-click the table with the full-text index you want to delete and click Open Table Definition.

    The table opens in Table Designer.

  2. From the Table Designer menu, click Fulltext Index.

    The Full-text Index dialog box opens.

  3. Click the index you want to delete in the Selected Full-text Index column.

  4. Click Delete.

See Also


How to: Create Full-Text Indexes


Full-Text Index Dialog Box

Other Resources

Working with Indexes