Why doesn't the field help text icon show up when editing a record but it is there when viewing the same record? The field is a reference field to the parent table.

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I did not have time to test, but here is a theory.

You are probably referring to a field where you are choosing a selection from a drop down, and the Proxy field is being used in the form. For example, you are choosing say a Customer from a drop down list.

But in Edit mode, while the label displays as Customer, the actual field will behave as [Related Customer] while in Edit or Add mode.

Thry duplicating that help text into the [Related XXX ] field.
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Hey, you got it! Gold star! I just duplicated the field help text from the proxy into the reference and its showing up in edit mode. Now I'm going to have to put something in there to remind me to change both of them when I change one of them...
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Thx for letting me know!  I learned something too.