Technical help please

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We one co-writer on 1 episode out of 20 episodes in our series. I have given them a co-writer credit on this episode, but on IMDB Pro their credit appears as a 'writer' credit.  They also appear above the series writer in the 'Series Writing Credits'.  We really need to have our writer/director appearing first in the list, and have the other person receive a 'co-writer' credit only.  Is this possible?
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All the writing credits appear in the ”main” title page, in the ”Series Writing Credits” section. So it’s not that only ”main” writers appear there.

When it comes to credit order, you should carefully read this guide (scroll down a bit, especially ”Sequence numbers ("Order")):
https://help.imdb.com/article/contrib...#

IMDb staff can comment more on how the (writing) credits eventually appear the ”main” title page, but each episode should be ordered correctly. Totally random example:

Doe, John - - - (screenplay by) - - - 1,1,1
Doe, Jane - - - (story by) - - - 2,1,1

( At the moment, I’m not sure how the ”co-writer” credit should be ordered, when it’s clearly credited with ”co-”. )
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Thank you.  At the moment, in IMDb Pro, when you search for our title and read the 'writers' section, the words 'co-writer' do not appear next to the co-writer's name.  This person's name is listed first.  Given they only wrote one episode, their name should at the very least appear second.  Am I correct that their number sequence should be 1,1,2, while the writer who wrote the whole series (and should appear first) should have the number sequence 1,1,1 ?

Today when I try to edit the writer section in IMDb, I click on 'correct' and 'continue', but the next screen says 'no existing data' in the writers section.  Is something weird happening?!

You will understand my frustration and the fact that this issue in IMDb Pro is clearly misleading.

Please let me know what I have to do to rectify it.

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IMDbPro isn’t really needed for adding/updating/correcting credits, but the order of the writers should be added to the individual episodes (you don’t really need to do it in the title page).
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