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  • how to change a form field type

    Hi

    I made a form, and dragged the various items I wanted on the form from the drag-drop list then decided I want to change a memo type entry text box to a rich text field, so I removed the box off the form, and dragged on a rich text field instead, but I cant work out how to associate the rich text box to the field that I want it to write to in the table.

    Any ideas please/

    Thanks
    Mike

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    Re: how to change a form field type

    The toolbox can add such things but only to an already existing field type--it cannot change it. Go into the table structure where you first defined the field's type and change it there.
    Mike
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    • #3
      Re: how to change a form field type

      Hi mike

      I went to the table structure before posting and tried to change it there but a Rich Text data type does not seem to exist. I want a memo field but I want the user to be able to enter / view in a formatted way..i.e. paragraphs etc.
      Thanks for the suggestion though.

      Mike

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      • #4
        Re: how to change a form field type

        Mike

        Look at the thumbnail

        I created a field in my test table and made the Type "Rich Text memo"

        Tom

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        • #5
          Re: how to change a form field type

          Whoops

          Thanks Tom and apologies Mike, Have had a bit of a sleepless night that's the best I can do in the way of an excuse. Duh do I feel dumb. I looked through the options for the field type both before I posted and after Mike replied. (slinks under the carpet in embarasment)...

          Cheers

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