Question/Observation on relationships

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Re: Question/Observation on relationships

Postby shalom » Tue Sep 30, 2014 7:22 am

In the referenced discussion on unique numbers, a device ID was mentioned. How would you create that deviceID without it being overwritten during a sync operation?
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Re: Question/Observation on relationships

Postby Brian_Houghton » Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:45 am

Values used within unique field generation should be static, meaning that they would not be altered anywhere. For example if you were using a combination of date, time, an incrementing number from a calculation and a name, these values would populate automatically upon record generation whether you were using the desktop or handheld. No editing of them would actually occur in either place.
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Re: Question/Observation on relationships

Postby dhaupert » Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:25 am

The only time an id type of field would be changed on a sync is if it were a calculation or conditional field, those fields are recalculated from time to time. If you're using the default value of a text field or similar, or a unique field those fields are not changed or recalculated so they would stay the same.
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