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Understanding Data Types

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Lesson Objective: One of the trickiest parts of getting started in Designer is understanding what data types are and what they mean for you. In this lesson, you will learn about broad categories of data types, why they're important to your data, and how they can change your experience with the Designer

Estimated Time: ~9 Minutes

Description:  

  • Overview the 5 main datatypes
  • Learn the difference between strings and numbers
  • Deep-dive into each of the five main data types
  • Garner knowledge of basic recommended data types
  • Quiz yourself on what you've learned

Recommended Follow-Up Training: Inputting Data into Your Workflow

Software Version: 2018.4