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Basic Database Tools
Field Tasks : Changing a field name globally

Changing a field name globally

The Data Dictionary allows you to rename a field throughout all tables.
To change a field name globally:
1. Choose Global Field Name Change > Schema. The Global Field Name Change dialog box appears.
2. Specify the current field name. Press F5 to display a list of all field names.
3. Specify the new name.
4. Choose OK. The Data Dictionary displays an alert box prompting for verification of the global field name change.
5. Choose Yes to apply the change. The main menu of the Data Dictionary appears.