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Template Spawns with Generic Field Without Name

Engaged ,
Jan 09, 2020 Jan 09, 2020

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I'm having an issue with a form I've been developing where spawning a page turns half of the text fields and one combobox into this generic field without a name (instead of saying text or combo in properties, it just says field).

I have a four page form with pg. 0 as the cover page and selections made on that will spawn one of the other three pages. The other three pages spawn great and page 0 is the least complex of all the pages.

There's also a button on the three spawned pages that will delete the cover page then show a button that will spawn the template back to page 0 if required. I figured out through trial and error that I needed to spawn the cover page and hide the original, otherwise page 0 would be deleted.

The code is really simple to create the field and no different than the way the others are created, spawning to 1 and using bRename and bOverlay as false.

 

this.getTemplate("Cover").spawn(1, false, false);

 

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Community Expert , Jan 09, 2020 Jan 09, 2020

That usually means there's some kind of corruption in the file. Try deleting the fields, saving the file under a new name, re-opening it and then re-adding them.

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That usually means there's some kind of corruption in the file. Try deleting the fields, saving the file under a new name, re-opening it and then re-adding them.

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Just to further my understanding on templates, if I make a change to the master (original page) does that automatically update the template or do I have to delete the template and recreate it?

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Yes, it automatically updates it. The page is the Template.

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