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Red highlight on the Data Select Tool

Gana_Baliada
7 - Meteor

 

Hi,

 

So, my intention was to change a data type from String to V_String. So I used a Select tool, and made the necessary change. Immediately, it had a red highlight. I ran the workflow again and the red highlight remained. (Please see image below)

 

Is there a difference between a red highlight before and after running the workflow.

 

Because prior to running, I would expect it to mean - Red (Not OK): The column contains values with leading or trailing white space. 

Which is more like a warning, saying you might see a string with spaces if you do change data type.

 

Once I run the workflow, the data type is still in red. Is this a warning again? Can I reverse the change in data type after I run the workflow several times?

 

I'm sorry about making a simple concept really complex.

 

Thank you,

Gana

CharlieS
17 - Castor
17 - Castor

Hi @Gana_Baliada 

 

The red fill is just an indicator that it was changed at this point. It's totally normal. 

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