for the user an item is more or less a form with some fields, and he has to navigate through this form to edit the fields. He can do this by clicking with the mouse in the fields he wants to edit, or he can (try to) navigate from one field to another field by pressing the tab key. The latter is preferred by the most of my users (and me). Now we have one item with three fields, which are located side by side in one cell of its presentation template. The fields are named like <special_field_1>, <special_field_2> and <special_field_3>. when i try to navigate through these fields via the tab key, the order is 1,2,3, as ist supposed to be.
But: the item can change its look depending on the content of some other fields (item-visibilty, override for fields and so on), but the above three fields shouldn't be affected in any case. But if i edit another field, the order of these three fields IS changing to 1,2,3 (as it is supposed to be). AND I DONT KNOW WHY!
To avoid this strange behaviour i would like to define a fix order, but it seems not to be possible. Anybody out there with some hints?