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Field eksternal id

I have an app where I have a number of identical sets of fields in an item.
I reference a 'Product' app in one of the fields and the user should enter a number in the other field.
Product
Number
Product
Number
Etc.
In podio the fields are not numbered sequentially in the 'field eksternal id' which makes it difficult to integrate the fields into other systems without hard coding.
The first set of fields are called their name without any number. The next set of fields are called:
Product-1
Number-1
Product-2
Number-2

And then all of a sudden Podio skips to
Product-22
Number- 15

Do you have any suggestions as to how I can get the fields named in a sequential order?

John Martinussen

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Hey John,

The field external id's are created when the field is first made, if the name of that field is already taken then Podio will auto increment with the -1 or -2 or however many are needed. It looks like someone made that app, created quite a few fields, and then deleted them.

Since they have already been created once you can't get it to create that external id again. Maybe you could do a "one-product" for the field label, and then you can rename the field label to be what you actually want to see on the front end.

Hope this helps.

Aaron Biehl 0 votes