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1. Data can be lost when converting from Picklist (Single-Select) to Picklist (Multi-Select).
B. Data can be lost when converting from Auto-Number to text.
C. Data can be lost when converting from Number to Currency (assuming that field lengths are identical)
D. Information can be lost when converting from text area (rich) To text area (long)

This question is part of AppBuilder Transition Exam
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Oct 22, 2018

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Feb 17, 2017

Would be helpful if correct answers were noted.
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michelle_nichols

Michelle_nichols

Answered on Dec 13, 2016

Here is a resource in Success Community regarding Data lost when converting field types.

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Dec 07, 2016

Answer will be 2 and 4 if we have to choose 2

Changing to Picklist (Multi-Select) from any other type

Currently, defined picklist values are retained when you change a picklist to a multi-select picklist. If records contain values that are not in the picklist definition, those values will be deleted from those records when the data type changes.

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suddha_sm

Suddha_sm

Answered on Nov 27, 2016

Autonumber to text will be the other correct option
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Oct 26, 2016

Data can be lost when converting from Picklist (Single-Select) to Picklist (Multi-Select).
2. Information can be lost when converting from text area (rich) To text area (long)
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