Edit Line Item Properties in Admin?

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Is is possible to edit Line Item Properties in Admin? For example, if we use a Line Item Property to flag something as backordered, could we later edit it?

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I believe you are misunderstanding the role of Line Item Properties. They are only meant to capture information FROM THE SHOPPER to describe / customize items added to the cart / purchased. You probably want to use metafields instead of line item properties, to add editable properties to your products, editable by yourself.

We have an app for this: http://apps.shopify.com/metafields

However, backordered items don't need to be flagged. They can be identified easily in Liquid, using this condition:

{% if variant.available and variant.inventory_management != '' and variant.inventory_quantity <= 0 %}
This variant is backordered.
{% endif %}
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Hi Caroline. I know about metafields and we use them extensively thanks to the MetaFields app. We do show stock status on the front end too. The issue is back order management - show status to customers like estimated ship date. We currently are attempting this with order notes because we can't use order metafields until the order exists (per our dev). So while what I want to do is not the typical use for line item properties, if the value can be edited via the admin or even an app, it would help us manage back orders. 

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What you're saying not make sense does I think no.

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Have you found a solution?

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