troubleshooting Question

change a coluimn in a SQL table while it is referenced by view

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005Microsoft SQL Server 2008
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I need to change one of the columns in a major table , from INT to REAL. When I do that in SMSS I get the notification that I can not change the table because it is referenced to one or more views (is actually referenced to about 10 views).

Is there any way to change that column's data type to something else without have to delete and alter recreate all those views ?

happy to do in T-sql instead of SMSS ...
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