Fixing Placement Names

JoelBJoelB Member Posts: 7
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I noticed that device Placement names are now only able to be pulled from a static list of pre-defined names (attic, living room, basement, etc). I would like to be able to use custom place names instead of just the pre-defined list. 
Also, why have this field as part of the device information if you can't search on it? If I do a search on all devices in my basement, even if I have Basement as a Placement Name, search does not return those devices, UNLESS I add "Basement" to the actual device name. Search effectively doesn't even consider Placement Name as a key. Sooooo... either remove it and let us figure out a better way to assign the location of the device or let us add custom locations that get included in the search results.
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  • MarcMarc Moderator, Beta Tester Posts: 1,823
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    Completely agree, Upvoted!
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    JoelB
  • RobinRobin Administrator Posts: 3,121
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    Hi @JoelB
    Thanks for the suggestion. I will escalate this to our Dev team for consideration. For all other users who feel this would be beneficial, please click the 'Upvote' button. Thank you.
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  • Heres_JohnnyHeres_Johnny USAMember Posts: 4
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    JoelB's comments seem in line to me.  Upvoted.
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