Text field

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« as of 2016-08-30, editions Mobile 3.9.7, Desktop 1.0.3 »

A Text field may contain any textual data. It is stored in UTF-8, a standard 8-bit Unicode format.

Name and Hint

Standard across all field types.

Advanced Parameters

Default Value 
By default, there is no default value. Otherwise, one may be specified.
Single-line text? 
Yes or no
Autocomplete 
Yes or no

If Yes, then when creating or editing an entry, values entered in previously-created entries will be presented for this field after matching the first two letters for selection as the value for the field.

Uppercase 
There are 4 choices for the handling of case in this Text field:
  • No: None
  • In the beginning of the sentence
  • In the beginning of each word
  • All letters: All capital letters
Required 
Make entry of a value mandatory before saving an entry

Display Options

Display in the list as 
Select among the following roles for the current field:
  • As a Regular field
  • As an Entry Name
  • As an Entry Description
  • As an Entry Status
The field name
Display the name of the field in the card entry (By default, On). By this, it is meant that the field name will or will not be displayed on either the Entry View card or the Entry Edit card.
Font 
Choices are:
  • Family: Regular, Light, Condensed, Thin, Medium. By default, Regular.
  • Style: Normal, Bold, Italic, Bold Italic. By default, Normal.
  • Size: By default, 18. Direct entry to change.
  • Color: By default, White. Palette of 20 colors, backed up by a continuously variable color chooser.
Dependencies 
Ability to add one or more visibility dependencies upon fields with qualifying types.