Change field type once in use

Is there a way to change the field type once that field has been used on projects? Currently looking to switch from a single-select status to a multi-select status without recreating the entire custom list. Doesn’t seem like it’s possible, but thought I’d shake the trees before I recreate. Thanks!

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Hi,

This is indeed not possible. Migrating is not especially hard, you need to create the new field, add it to every projects with the original field and then use the advanced search to search for tasks with a value in the original field and migrate the values.

Don’t hesitate to reach back out here if you need help!

Hi @Irv_Slobodskaya, thanks for this feedback!

While this feature isn’t available right now, hopefully it’s something our Product team can implement in the future.

I’ll keep you posted and let you know if we have any updates :slight_smile:

Hi Rebecca, is this a feature you’re planning to implement at some point? It would be really useful :slight_smile:

Hi Rebecca,

I am new to Asana but I would also be very supportive of the feature allowing to change the field type being available. Is this something your team could look into?

Kris