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Changing Field Type

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Due to a design flaw, you are asked to change the type of a field from Integer to Character. But you realize that you have already used this field in many records. But you decide to go ahead with the change. What other activities would you need to do so that the application works correctly?

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  1. Devishree Sivam on Jun 10, 2016 Reply

    You can change the type of the field to character and all records need to be build again.

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  2. pradnya.satalkar on Jun 23, 2016 Reply

    First of all we need to check which for all PeopleSoft Object definitions where this field is getting used; Which should of course include records.

    Then we need to check for all the records if they are been used in any peoplecode events and all so that we will need to change the field value assignment logic if required.

    Third and very important get list of all the SQL records the field is part of as we would need to rebuild them.

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