Metadata Names

Hi all,

What happens if I edit the names of following metadata if there is already data captured:

  1. category options, category, category combination
  2. Org units

There are situations where metadata names are written incorrectly and we want to correct them.


Hi @hernandezmachava
The name is just that…a name. :smiley: There should be no impact other than the names will be updated in the analytics apps and other apps. However, if you have developed anything custom (forms, apps, etc) which depend on the names, then you may of course may need to update them.

In short, if you change the name of the data element, you will not lose data or anything like that!

Good luck and best regards,

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