Changing a custom field from a text field to a list of options

I have a custom field that was set up as a text field when it was created, but I want to change it to a drop-down list of options for a sign-up form.

Is there a way to change the field type or copy all the existing data into a new custom field?


ericam ericam, 2 years ago

Hi, Pam!

Erica here from the Campaign Monitor support team. Our custom field types are set once they've been created, meaning the type cannot be changed. However, it is possible to export the data and import it into a new custom field of a different type.

You would need to make a new custom field, import the list again by 'adding subscribers', and assign the column data to your new custom field, as opposed to the older one.


create/delte custom field:
export list:
update subscriber data via import:

Please let me know if there's anything else you need or if you have any other questions. I'll be happy to help!

Have an excellent rest of your week, Pam!

// Erica M | Support Admin

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