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MYSQL Issue: Name field in Field details changes when label is modifiedAsked by lasercorp on March 11, 2014 at 02:22 PM
I have several forms that populate MYSQl databases. The name field in the form defines the field name that the php script refers to.
Every time we change the label of the field, it changes the name of the field that the form outputs for mysql intergration.
Is there a way to;
1. Keep the name field constant even if the label is changed?
2. Be able to set the name field for mysql use as often, we want to several forms to populate the same mysql field.
I hate to break this to you, but the answer to both of your questions is no.
We use a naming convention to prevent conflicts between fields, and that is the reason why the field name changes each time you edit the labels.
I think you may need to modify your script to suit the fields on the form that you are using.
Sorry about that.