I'm looking to create a new attribute set in Magento, I based it on our 'default' set and I'd like to remove some existing attributes from the new set I've created. However, when I attempt to drag and remove I get a 'no entry' symbol. Is there anything I can do to get around this? Or is there a reason I'm being blocked from removing attributes from the new set (new set has not been used to create any products)?

  • what are your trying to remove? – Marius Aug 31 '15 at 13:31

You cannot remove system attribute from your set, because these attribute are use in core magento. I.E name, description, sku, weight etc. (any attribute with the red mark on them)

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  • Even attributes without the red symbol are staying put, for example 'features' in your example above. – YorkieMagento Sep 2 '15 at 7:32
  • Take a look at my update... you need to drag it right there, with in the unassigned attributes list – Renon Stewart Sep 2 '15 at 13:48

Some attributes can't be deleted from a set. Like SKU, Status, Name etc. These attributes have a round red symbol on them.

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