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Possibility to change the type of existing fieldAsked by AA_C on September 02, 2016 at 12:43 PM
I have inspected your form, but I was not able to find field with id 359. Can you please tell us what is the name of that field or provide us a screenshot of that field.
However there is no update field option. You can only delete mentioned text box field and add text Area field instead. However please note that if you delete some field from your form all submitted data for that field will only be deleted from submission page. So I would suggest you do download your submission before you delete that field.
You can also hide text box field and add new Text Area field.
Hope this will help. Let us know if you need further assistance.
Hi, I must apologize... I deleted (id_359) as that field was only added a few hrs. ago and was not what I wanted, I created a new field (id_360).
There were no submissions between modifications so I did not need to save anything.
I hope this is a feature you would consider having in the future.
On original thread where you posted your question my colleage has raised same request from other user to our developers.
I will raise your request on this thread as well, because when more users are requesting same feature, chances that it will be implemented are higher.
However we can not give you exact time when and if this will be implemented. If there are any updates we will inform you via this thread.