Understand changing the field type of form fields
The Field type property enables you to change a field into another type of field.
The following table lists the available field type conversions. Refer to this page to learn how to change a field to a different type.
|Type of field||Available field type conversions|
|Single line||Multi line, rich text|
|Multi line||Rich text|
|Rich text||Multi line|
|Number||Decimal, percent, currency|
|Decimal||Percent, currency, number|
|Percentage||Decimal, currency, number|
|Currency||Decimal, percent, number|
Please note that converting decimal, currency, and percentage field types to number field type could lead to some data loss.