I've ended up with loads of duplicate entries after a botched import job.
Is there an easy and safe way to delete all entries in a section, so that I can start over again?
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There is currently no way to select and delete all entries specific to a section through the control panel interface.
If you delete the section, that will delete all the entries in the section as well.
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