Change Attribute Type



Change the attribute type to another attribute type with a new field name.


Field description

  • Source attribute – Input field.
  • Target attribute – Create a new attribute of the type that you would like to change to.
  • Delimiter – If changing to a multi-value attribute.



  • This task is useful if an attribute was imported into Openprise as a different attribute type than you wanted.
  • If you want to change an attribute into a date attribute, use the Date and Time Normalization task instead.
  • You can perform multiple change attribute type actions, each with a different transformation, in one task.



  1. Change a single-value string attribute to a multi-value string attribute
  2. Change a single-value string attribute to a real number
  3. Change a whole number attribute to a single-value string attribute


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