Working with the Recycle Bin

Once you delete items you've saved to your work folders, those items are moved to the Recycle Bin, where they will remain for 30 days. As you view the Recycle Bin, these options are available:

Actions Choose one of these options from this drop-down list:

Empty Recyle Bin

Choose this option to permanently delete all items in the Recycle Bin. Once an item is deleted from the Recycle Bin, it cannot be recovered. If you'd rather work with items individually, select them in the list below and choose Delete.

Link to this page

Select this option to create a permanent link to the Recycle Bin. When a user uses this link, it will simply open the Recycle Bin and show its current contents - not its contents at the time the link was created. See Save a Permanent Link to a Page for details.

Restore Select the items you'd like to restore to your work folders and choose this option. You will be prompted to specify which folder you want to restore to.
Delete Select the items you want to permanently deleted and choose this option.
Sort by Choose an option from this drop-down list to change the order items appear in the Recycle Bin.
Item details Review information about each item listed in the Recycle Bin:


Shows what kind of item you've deleted, i.e., document, alert, and so forth.

Days left in Recycle Bin

Indicates how many days the item has left before it will be permanently deleted from the Recycle Bin. The maximum amount of time an item will be stored is 30 days.