Rendering fields as HTML list in automation email - can't change list order

I have created a form, and am setting up an automation so that when someone submits the form (creates a record), my coworker receives an email notification with all the submitted fields. When inserting as “Render as HTML List,” I am unable to edit the order of the list. This results in the email my coworker receives looking confusing and out of order. I would like it to match the order in the form view, or the order of my fields/columns in a grid view. Can this be fixed, while maintaining the HTML list style? (It seems that the list is stuck as the order in which the fields were created… )

Hi @Joe_Backe - in my tests, the order of the list seems to follow the field order in the primary view of the table. Field order on other views is ignored and the field order on the form is ignored, but the primary view seems to hold. (Note also that the order of fields in the list component is ignored too - this does seem to be based on field created date/time, but does not influence the order in the email)

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Here is what I heard back from Support:

The order of the fields displayed in the ‘render with fields’ menu is the order the fields were created in (not the way they’re currently arranged in the table). This being the case, there’s no easy way to reorder the fields (shy of deleting them and creating them in the order you want – definitely not recommended if your table is already built out).

This was definitely a design choice – if having the order reflect a view in the table would be better for your workflow, let me know how and I can pass that along to our Product team! I can’t guarantee it’s something we’ll be able to change, but can at least make sure the feedback gets reviewed.