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How do I either:

  1. Directly convert a multi-select checkbox into a drop down list box
  2. Delete the existing mutli-select checkbox, create a drop down list box and bind it to the same data field so that it does not change the field that is published to the SharePoint form library as a column?

I understand that this could cause a loss of data from any pre-existing multi-select checkboxes. The data set has been cleaned and each multi-select checkbox now contains only one entry.

If it can't be done then it can't be done! I would also venture to guess that SharePoint creates a different column type for a multi-select checkbox than a drop down list box.

Hoping there is a simple solution.

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