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1.4.1 Field datatypes reference

The following is a short reference to the characteristics of the different field types.

For details, see 4.3.3 Field datatypes.

text
A one-line text string.

multitext
Multiple lines of text.

enum
The value in this field is required to be from a list of specified values, defined at the Support Site.

(See section The dbconfig file, for details.

multienum
Similar to the enum datatype, except that the field can contain multiple values.

enumerated-in-file
Similar to enum, but the allowed field values are listed in a separate file on the GNATS server.

multi-enumerated-in-file
Similar to enumerated-in-file, except that the field can contain multiple values.

date
Used to hold dates.

integer
Used to hold integer numbers.


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