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editing nutritional information in database levypants — May 12, 2018 12:10PM PDT

Why can't I edit incorrect nutritional information for existing products?
I followed the instructions to edit some food in the data base, but it wouldn't allow the changes to be saved. I kept getting error messages about an item of the same name already existing, or that I couldn't change it without filling in the change summary box at the bottom. But, I DID fill in the change summary box at the bottom, and I KNOW an item of that name already exists, but the daily values information is wrong. I had to create a new entry with a slightly different name in order to post the correct daily values. I suspect this may be why there are so many entries already for the same product - other people are having the same problem editing existing data, so they just create a "new" entry with a slightly different name.

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Logan MyFitnessPal Agent May 12, 2018 12:39PM PDT

Thanks for posting and sorry for any trouble. Would you please share your exact steps, including the name of the entry, what information you are changing, and what you are changing it to, so we may try to replictae the issue on our end.

Warm Regards,
Logan
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