Fields are the building blocks of Tables, and are the containers for your data that can be easily managed by the right team.
Once the field is created, you have many options to customize the field from the dropdown menu. In this article, you will learn more about all the options we offer for field customizations.
Available on all plan types
Field Configuration Menu
Changing a Field's Type
If you change a field with existing values into a new type, SmartSuite does its best to convert any existing values into the chosen type. For example you can convert a text field into an Assigned To field, and SmartSuite will try to match with any existing users, but in cases where no match is found the cell is left empty.
When converting a field to a different type and you are not confident on if the data will properly convert, it is best to create a duplicate of that field so you can easily change the field back and paste the previous values if there are any issues.
After selecting the new field type you would like to change the field to, you'll be presented with the same customization options as if you were creating the field from scratch, such as choosing display types and defaults.
Explore all of our available field types in this article!
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