This setting indicates that the selected field type is available to be manually created by developers in this partition.
If a specific field type is not enabled, fields of this type may still be automatically created when an OTHER file is loaded.
Once you have enabled a field type to be created in the partition, you will be allowed to define the default field characteristics.
Refer to these field definitions in the Technical Reference Guide:
Alpha, Packed and Signed field types are always enabled.
It is recommended that you do not change these defaults unless you are an expert user with knowledge of field types and databases.
Also review the detailed field type information for your selected Common and Specialized Field Types.
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