Change a column type

The column type impacts how AppSheet handles your data.

Based on your data, AppSheet configures a default type. You can customize the column type in the Data > Column pane of the editor. For instance, if you have a column called Name of type Text, you can change it to be a Name column type.

  1. Select the Data > Columns pane and expand the table you would like to change.
  2. Locate your Column Name and the corresponding Column Type you would like to change. In this example, for the First Name column, Type was changed from Text to Name.

    Select Name in the Type drop-down for the Name column
  3. Save the app by selecting one of the following:

    • Save - Save the app
    • Save & verify data - Save the app and verify the data defined.


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