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Data Editor - Variant Field
You can edit String values within in the grid, but to set values of other types then use the Variant Editor.
To activate the Variant Editor, double-click in the cell of a VARIANT field. The Edit Variant Dialog opens. You can change the Variant Type with the Variant selector and change the contexts of the field within the edit area.
Type select list is located at the top of the dialog. It contains a menu with possible types:
Depending on the type of value the editor has appropriate controls to edit it.
On switch of the type the value is converted to the new type if possible, otherwise, the default value is assigned.
String Value Variant Editor
Boolean Value Variant Editor
Binary Value Variant Editor
Picture Value Variant Editor
Date And Time Values Variant Editor
These are custom editors for selecting options or entering numeric data for DATE or Time data stored in Variants.