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3052928 - Field External ID is not available from rule editor


When creating a rule, user find that field "External ID" is not available from rule editor.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open any account
  2. Start adaptation
  3. In the adaptation side pane, click on "<-" to select parent
  4. Switch to the top level (UI component)
  5. Implementation -- Rules and Validations -- add --rule
  6. Search for External ID and it is not available.


External ID is a dedicated field which system has some predefined processing logic on binding of such data fields.

For such dedicated fields, they are not listed in Rule editor.


This is expected behaviour. Dedicated fields are not available from rule editor.


Dedicated Field, External ID, Rule Editor, Model Rule , KBA , AP-RC-UIF-FLX , Page Layout & Key User Configuration , AP-RC-UIF , C4C UI Framework , Problem


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