Is it possible to change field context of a field by changing a value in another custom field?

Hi Guys,

I have this requirement where when a user selects a value from components field , the custom field "Area" must be populated with suited context.

Like if;

Component = abc

Area = Arrivals; Requests, Trailers, Yard

 

Component = def

Area = Carriers, Transfer Bookings, Vendors

 

Here area is a custom field with 2 context (abc and def with values Arrivals; Requests, Trailers, Yard for abc and values Carriers, Transfer Bookings, Vendors for def in its context).

 

Is it possible in any way?

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Sep 27, 2016

Check out the behaviors plugin. I don't use it, but from other questions in the forum it may work for this.

Tarun Sapra Community Champion Sep 27, 2016

I don't think it's easy via behaviours plugin to change the context, sure it can change the value of the custom field within the same context but not the whole context.

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Forget the idea of changing the context.  That is something that is done at the back end, and not only is it a back-end configuration, it's one that often requires you to re-index if it is changed, and what you're trying to do would need to do that.  It's a red-herring here, totally the wrong approach.

But, the Behaviors add-on can fill fields, without messing with contexts or anything like that.

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