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I would need to add an attribute to a user_reference field that "explains" the type of relationship.

Example: My users are music players and the play in different groups. The same user can play guitar in one group and the bass in another group.

Groups are my nodes and I can link them with the players. While I am linking them, I would also like to set the instruments they play in that group.

Group 1 - Player1|guitar Group 2 - Player1|bass Group 3 - Player2|guitar

Probably a way to do that is using "field collection"; is there another way?

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    What is wrong with field collection? I think it's the best way to do this. – Huelfe Sep 28 '15 at 9:00
  • I don't really like field collection. In the past it happened to me that I had some problem with views and other modules. Consequently usually I try to avoid it. – lorenzo Sep 28 '15 at 9:12
  • @Huelfe I agree. The alternative is to create a node bundle for relationship using fields: user, instrument, groups and pull that in but that is very cumbersome. – J. Reynolds Sep 29 '15 at 4:47
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Alternatives could be Paragraphs, Multifield, Inline Entity Form or Double Field.

  • Why these? Please provide more info. – leymannx Sep 28 '15 at 10:00

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