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Form Fields & Components: Text

A single line text field. Typical usage examples include: First Name, City, Part Code.

The default look of the Text component
Text Field

Text Field Properties

Setting Description
Basic Tab / General Settings
Display Name
Default
Field Help Text
Required
See General Field Features
Basic Tab / Validation Section
Minimum Allowed Characters Enable to set a minimum number of characters. Displays the following two fields when enabled:
   Min Length Enter the desired minimum number of characters.
 Message to show user Enter the text to display when the user entered value has a lower number of characters than the Min Length value.
Maximum Allowed Characters Enable to set a maximum number of characters. Displays the following two fields when enabled:
   Max Length Enter the desired maximum number of characters.
   Message to show user Enter the text to display when the user entered value has a higher number of characters than the Max Length value.
Basic Tab / Format Section
Text Format Select from:

  • None
  • Lower Case – All characters are made lower case
  • Upper Case – All characters are capitalized
  • Capitalize Word – First character of each word is capitalized
  • Capitalize Paragraph – First character of each paragraph is capitalized
Remove Extra Spaces Enable to have duplicate spaces, two or more spaces in a row, removed from the field text.
Advanced Tab / Concatenation – See below
Advanced Tab / Conditional Visibility – See Conditional Visibility

Concatenate Text

Allows you to combine the text of several text-like fields together with a separator character or characters between the values, e.g. State field, a space, and the Zipcode to give “CA 12345”.

Concatenate Text Options
Text Field Concatenation
Setting Description
Field Name Select the desired field from the list, or select Custom and type the desired text into the field.
Spacer Select an option from the list, or select Custom and type the actual desired spacer text into the field. Defined options are:

  • space
  • underscore
  • dash
Delete Row >Delete this row. Only available for rows three and above.
Add New Field Adds a new Field Name field at the bottom of the list, and adds a Spacer field after the prior Field Name field.

Text Field Usage Example

Text Usage Example
Text Field Usage Example

Demonstration Video

The following video outlines creating text fields:

Updated on May 11, 2021

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