Changing the type of a field

When you create a database connector, all fields will be defaulted to strings, quantities or dates. You can change field types to correct the field formatting and add additional functionality to field types such as email and web site.

To change the type of a field:

1. Select Connectors from the user menu to open the Connectors page.

User menu

2. Select the Edit button for the connector that contains the field that you want to update. The Edit connector page will be displayed.

Edit connector button

3. Select Lists from the navigation panel.

4. Select the Edit button next to the list that contains the field that you want to update.  Then click Fields from the left navigation panel.

 

5.  Find the field you would like to change the type for and click the drop down for field type and update it to the type you would like.