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Why can't I edit some fields with inline editing?

Knowledge Article Number 000003647
Description

Why can't I edit some fields with inline editing?

Resolution

Certain fields are not editable using the inline editing feature on record detail pages and list views. The specific fields that cannot be edited are:

All Objects:

  • Long Text Area Fields (editable on detail pages, not editable on list views)
  • Record Type

Opportunities:

  • Opportunity Stage
  • Opportunity Amount (editable on detail pages, not editable on list views)
  • Opportunity Quantity (editable on detail pages, not editable on list views)

Leads:

  • Lead Status (editable on detail pages, not editable on list views)

Cases:

  • Case Status (editable on detail pages, not editable on list views)

Contracts:

  • Contract Status (editable on detail pages, not editable on list views)
Campaign:
  • Parent Campaign (Not Editable on detail pages)

Tasks / Events:

  • Due Date
  • Related To
  • Name
  • Priority
  • Status
  • Private
  • Reminder Settings

Events:

  • Date
  • All Day Event
  • Time
  • Related To
  • Name
  • Private
  • Reminder Settings
  • Recurrence Settings

Documents:

  • All Fields

Pricebooks:

  • Price Book Name
  • Description
  • Active Field

To edit any of the fields listed above, you must navigate to edit the page of a record, change the value of the field desired, then click Save.

Also note that name field cannot be edited in inline editing. The reason being name field are 2 fields joined together (First name and last name)

Note : A field must also be on at least one page layout in order to inline edit.  The field must be added on the layout assigned to the record type that is filtered in the list view in order for inline editing to be available.





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