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Changing ID/Status Field Name?

Copper Elite Contributor
Posts: 139
Country: United States

Changing ID/Status Field Name?

I want to update some of my ID/Status field names, BUT I also want the contacts using that field name to also be updated at the same time.

 

If I just go to "Edit List Values, it updates the field name, but none of the contact records are updated with the revised name.

 

How do I do this?

 

Thanks!

Silver Contributor
Posts: 1,813
Country: USA

Re: Changing ID/Status Field Name?

Editing the list values does not change the data in the fields.  You would need to use the edit/replace command  after looking up contacts with the old value.

 

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Copper Elite Contributor
Posts: 139
Country: United States

Re: Changing ID/Status Field Name?

Thanks for clarifying that. I kind of figured that was the case.

I don't think the edit/replace is going to work for me, because each contact has a different combination of ID/Status fields checked off (more than one).

So, given that I only want to change this one value, is there an easy way for me to do all of them at one time? I have 300+ that I need to do this for.