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  Convert a Long Text field to an HTML field
 
  chubbard posted this script:
  // This function converts a field of type Long Text to type HTML.
// Arguments:
// strTable: The name of the table that contains the field.
// strField: The name of a Long Text field.

webcall function convertFieldToHTML(strTable, strField)
{
    var fld = web.tables.Fetch(strTable).fields.fetch(strField);
    if(fld.type == "LongText")
        {
        var obj = new Object();
        obj.type = "HTML";
        fld.setProperties(obj);
        return "The " + strField + " field in the " + strTable
            + " table has been converted to type HTML.";
        }
    else
        throw("The " + strField + " field in the " + strTable +
            " table is not a Long Text field.");
}
 
  on 2001-08-04 13:56:54, chubbard responded:
  Great script Tamra!  Just what I needed to get me started on converting an integer to a lookup field.  
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