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I need to keep the URL of a list item to use in a notification so I have a formula that looks like this:

="http://basicsample.com/next/List/EditItem?ID="&[ID]

When I create an item in the list, in this case item 24, the column is formatted correctly as:

http://basicsample.com/next/List/EditItem?ID=24

But when I go into the list item and edit some other attribute, say the status, the URL is now:

http://basicsample.com/next/LIst/EditItem?ID=

The item id, 24, has been dropped. If I go check the formula it is now:

="http://basicsample.com/next/List/EditItem?ID="&ID  

The brackets have been dropped from the formula.

Any ideas on what is going on and how to prevent?

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You can't use the ID in a calculated column. You can try using a workflow to build a dynamic string and set a text field with the value you require.

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