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What would be the best approach (preferably with GUI) to delete the content of certain fields from certain content types.

I am thinking of using rules but I cant configure to do it.

Ny ideas? Thanks

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  • Hi ARGO, you seem to have 13 questions with zero accepted answers. Perhaps you could revisit your previous questions and accept some answers.
    – Chapabu
    Nov 27, 2012 at 10:34

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Views Bulk Operations, using the "Modify entity values" action.

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  • Hi Bojan, How can I use this with rules, upon importing data using feeds?
    – ARGO
    Nov 28, 2012 at 2:09
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You can easily do this with a little piece of code - just use field_attach_update () function.

Here is very good article "Saving node's fields without saving the node itself" that will help you.

Your code can be as follow:

$nids = db_query(
  'SELECT nid FROM {node} WHERE type in (:node_types)', 
  array(
    ':node_types' => array('TYPE1', 'TYPE2'),
  )
)->fetchCol();
$nodes = node_load_multiple($nids);

foreach ($nodes as $node) {
  $node->field_fieldname[LANGUAGE_NONE][0]['value'] = 'some value';
  field_attach_presave('node', $node);
  field_attach_update('node', $node);
}

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