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    Allow unique names to be fixed and not change with the label.

    Asked by Samuel DeSota  on January 05, 2017 at 01:18 PM

    I think one your most poorly thought out features is how label and unique names are assigned. Frankly, I'd be ashamed of it.

    If you do so much as edit a typo or reword a label, the unique name of a field will be changed breaking all webhooks, zapier integrations and any other integrations that rely on consistent data structure. Please tell me I'm missing something? If I'm not, stop re-assigning unique names based on label and allow the unique name to only change if the user manually changes it or upon initial generation.

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    Answered by Jim_R on January 05, 2017 at 03:00 PM

    Hello Samuel, thanks for the honest feedback, we appreciate that.

    You're correct, the field's Unique Name automatically changes with the label.

    I've elevated your thread as a Feature Request and although I won't be able to give you any assurance nor timeframe, we'll keep you apprised on this same thread if/when there's an update.