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Contents Science Bundle - Elementary Changing a Field Name or Type
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Database V2
Instructions
When creating fields for the first time, it’s easy to make a mistake. Even if the database is completely finished, it is possible at any time to return to the beginning of the process and fix any errors.

CHANGING FIELDS
1) Click CREATE FIELDS icon. (It may already be selected.)
2) Click on the field name to change. It will hi-light.
3) Click CHANGE FIELD button.
4) Change the “Field Name” or “Type”
5) Click the OK button.

*TIP* When changing or deleting a field, afterwards it is often necessary to go to “Step 2-Layout Fields” and fix any overlapping fields. Be aware that data may be lost if a field is changed or deleted
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