I’ve been working with a template column in my project and have run into a bit of a snag. I managed to transform my text into a template column, but now I’m struggling with how to transform it back into regular text.
Could someone kindly guide me through the process? I’m sure it’s something straightforward that I’m missing, but I could really use your expertise.
Thank you in advance for your help!
Not exactly sure I understand your question. Could you add a screen shot please that shows what you have in the Data Editor?
Thanks for your reply! Question is simple, can I transform text from template column to I can edit it again.
It means that I have created text in template column from three text columns, and I want that user can still edit the result but template column is not editable.
You can’t edit a template column directly, because it’s a computed column.
But if you edit the text in the source column/s, the change will be reflected in the template column - is that what you want?
Can be Template column transformed to text column? That is the question. If not, I respect that too:)
You can use a Set Column Values action to write the value from a template column to a non-computed column, yes.
Yes, It works. Thanks, you helped me a lot!
You would run into some sort of problem if you ever change the columns that form the template column though.
Say the column values are “A”, “B” and “C” and your template would originally be “A B C”.
Then you set “A B C” to the normal column, and the user changes it to “A B D”.
Then you change the column values to “D”, “E” and “F”, now your template will be “D E F”.
Do you want to overwrite that “D E F” value and put the “A B D” edit away, or not?
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