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Laura Woodard

Aug 1, 2022, 3:19:29 PMAug 1
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Hello all,

I am running a lone arranger instance so I'm exporting a resource and trying to load it into the sandbox so I can see how it looks published. However, I'm getting the following error:

The following errors were found:    instances/0/sub_container/type_2 : container 2 requires both a type and indicator

Any guidance on this? This collection has 5 containers and from what I can tell, everything is entered and accounted for. I appreciate any help!


Brian Harrington

Aug 1, 2022, 3:59:33 PMAug 1

Hi Laura,


That error means that one of your containers is missing either its type (like Box or Folder) or its number.  Usually it’s a missing number.


I hope this helps.



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Laura Woodard

Aug 1, 2022, 4:03:13 PMAug 1
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Aha! Thanks Brian. Solved. I had to folders labeled identically. 
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