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put/field/:id

Update the specified field

Definition

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Parameters

Path Params

id:
required
integer
Field ID

Body Params

field_type:
string
Ffield type
label:
string
Field label
hide_label:
boolean0
Flag to show or hide the label
description:
string
Field description (shown below field)
description_callout:
boolean0
Flag to show the description in a callout box
default_value:
string
Initial value for the field
options:
array of mixed
Array of option labels
options_values:
array of mixed
Array of option values
required:
boolean0
Flag to mark field as required
readonly:
boolean0
Flag to not allow the field to be changed
hidden:
boolean0
Flag to mark the field as hidden
uniq:
boolean0
Flag to mark the field as requiring a unique value
colspan:
integer
Number of columns the field should span
sort:
boolean0
Sort index for the field (Starts at 0)
attributes:
array of mixed
Array of field attributes
logic:
object
Field logic. See Field Logic section below.
calculation:
string
Default value calculation. See Field Calculation section below.

Result Format


Documentation

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User Information

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