Why is order_number field not available for orders when using GraphQL?

PurpleMamba
Shopify Partner
113 2 15

Can anyone actually provide an answer as to why the order_number field is not available when using GraphQL?

I know I can get the name field, but that is not the same thing at all as the name field can have prefixes.

So, why isn't this rather important field available in the GraphQL API?

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csam
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
267 40 43

Hi @PurpleMamba 

 

 

 

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PurpleMamba
Shopify Partner
113 2 15

Hi @csam thanks for responding.

There is no number field for Orders.

{
  "errors": [
    {
      "message": "Field 'number' doesn't exist on type 'Order'",
      "locations": [
        {
          "line": 6,
          "column": 9
        }
      ],
      "path": [
        "query",
        "orders",
        "edges",
        "node",
        "number"
      ],
      "extensions": {
        "code": "undefinedField",
        "typeName": "Order",
        "fieldName": "number"
      }
    }
  ]
}

 

csam
Shopify Staff
Shopify Staff
267 40 43

I will continue to look into this

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PurpleMamba
Shopify Partner
113 2 15
JoshHighland
Shopify Expert
89 2 45

I came here for the same reason. Any feedback would be appreciated.