The text data type stores a string of UTF-8 characters. A text column is a good choice if you want to store data like names or addresses It is a common data type and one you are more than likely going to use.
The process for creating a text column takes a few seconds.
- First, click the
- Give your text column a name - such as 'Name'.
- By default the text data type will be selected; so there's no need to change it.
The text data type can be converted into another related type.
The most common reason to change the type of a text column will be to make it compatible with one of the following Form components:
Allows a single value to be chosen from a dropdown of options.
Any existing text value will be kept, however it will appear as a null in the dropdown.
Updated 10 months ago