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Status Not under consideration
Workspace OpenPages Ideas
Components Administration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 16, 2022

Allow System Name field to be set by calculation

When defining a calculation on an object that is auto-named, it is not possible to set the System Fields:Name. It is possible to define it, but it will not work (IBM support confirmed this is expected behavior and will create an APAR to prevent the System Fields:Name from being selectable in the Set Fields operation UI). There are instances where we may want to update the System Name field, and it would be ideal to do this in a calculation rather than a custom trigger. See Additional Details for the use-case scenario.

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  • Guest
    Sep 8, 2022

    I've seen a lot of other posts, and that's the information I needed, so thanks for sharing. octordle

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Apr 5, 2022

    Thank you again for submitting this RFE!

    IBM has considered the request. While we understand the request, it is unlikely to be addressed in the next 12 months. If this request receives continued Customer interest, it may be resubmitted for consideration after 12 months from the submit date.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Feb 17, 2022

    Thank you for submitting this RFE!

    The IBM team is evaluating this RFE. A decision or request for more information will be provided within 90 days of the date that this issue was submitted.