Definitions for "Field Type"
The basic type of Fields is "Text" - just a single line of text. Catalyzer supports a number of other types, including Dates, Numbers, Menus, Lists, Resources, Text Boxes etc. You can set the Field Type in the Class Editing window, see section Setting The Field Type.
The data type of a field (for example, integer, character, and so forth). Part of the VisualAge for Java Record Framework.
Classification of the type of data in a field (part of a record).