I have a table with two fields. One field (type short) is empty. One field (type string) is full of digits. There are no random characters in that field, just digits. I want to convert the string digits into integers and put them in the empty field.
How do I do this in the field calculator?
Figured it out. The strings of digits were 8 digits long. That would make an integer too large for a type short. I made a new field of type long and field calculator converted it easily.