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I need to edit a Custom Field Type (which is greyed out) from Numeric to something that allows me to enter 8 numeric digits only. Currently, it adds a comma. I guess I need integer or something. Thanks!

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It's greyed out because changing the type could create lots of issues. Instead, create a new field of the right type and copy existing data to it.

If you use Alphanumeric you can set the Database Field Length to 8. That will limit it to 8 characters. If you want to enforce the digits only restriction then try hook_civicrm_validateForm - see the example on that page.

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  • Worked perfect! I simply deleted the field and then redid it with your recommendations! Thanks! May 20, 2022 at 17:26

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