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Remap the primary field to a lookup field


I am trying to remap the primary field to a lookup field. The primary field was already mapped while importing data from a excel sheet and i now want to change the mapping to another field. Is it possible without deleting the entity as i wont be able to delete the primary field.


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that is not allowed. the primary entity field cannot be a lookup, option set, etc. Make a process like a flow that sets the value of a lookup field to the value of a text field is one possible answer, or make primary name field optional and have a business rule or real time workflow set the primary field value and then don't display it on forms and views.

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Agree with @jlindstrom , you can't do that. If you want to change the primary field, the only option is to delete the entity.

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