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Status Not under consideration
Workspace OpenPages Ideas
Components End User UI
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 24, 2023

Fields added to EXCLUDED FIELDS on an object should be removed from UI

Currently, fields that are not used or created by accident need to be removed from each profile and excluded from the schema.

If you fully exclude a field from the reporting schema then it is still present in the UI but will throw errors to the user if touched. The desired behavior would be to hide all fields FROM SELECTION on Views creation, Filter creation, and Widget creation (as well as security rules and workflows and other areas of the product) so make a simple universal field hiding mechanism as oppose to excluding the field and then reconfiguring all profiles individually.

I would like to clarify the need for this feature more specifically: You MUST have a profile associated to a field, you cannot have an unassociated field. Not possible (through the UI).

Since I can fully exclude a field from the schema it requires that I create a dummy profile in order to properly isolate/remove those fields from visibility otherwise it will be used by a user and throw errors.

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  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    May 15, 2023

    Thank you again for submitting this Idea!

    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 24, 2023

    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.