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Is there a way to modify an existing column in a table in the database using a migration in Laravel?

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@MichaelDelgadoAug 11.2022 — Yes there is, but you would need to include another composer package (doctrine/dbal) in order to do this. More info found here but in short, after using composer require doctrine/dbal you can then make a new migration which would be able to then utilize the change() method on the column, for example changing the name column on the users table to now have a size of 50 and be nullable would be the following:
Schema::table('users', function (Blueprint $table) {
$table->string('name', 50)->nullable()->change();


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