Re: Can't Update a linked field for a record, error

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4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

I’ve written the following script code to update the linked field for a given record in a list, but the script view is giving me an error.


Type ‘string’ is not assignable to type ‘{ id: string; }’.(2322)

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The write format for a linked record field is different for Scripting App/Automations compared to Update Automations and the REST API. You need to use an array of objects with record ids.

It isn’t clear what value you are receiving from inputConfig.customLocationID[0], but it is probably a string, and not an array of of objects. Are you using the search automation action to get the customLocationID? If so, I recommend that you do the search within the script itself, instead of using the search action. That will give you better access to the actual records and their ids.