Real number field

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« as of 2016-10-10, editions Mobile 4.0.0, Desktop 1.0.5 »

A Real number field may contain any rational value that can be represented by the platform OS. Real numbers can participate in numeric expressions, calculations, and functions.

Real values are displayed and exported using a decimal point determined based on locale.

Name and Hint

Standard across all field types.

Advanced Parameters

Default Value 
By default, there is no default value. If a default value is specified, it becomes the default for when an entry is created
Add a calculator button to assist during entry/edit
Thousands separators 
Display value with spaces (or platform locale-based setting?) inserted to signify thousands
Unit of measure (Mobile release 4+ only)
Maintain the unit of measure. Prompt the user during entry/edit for the unit of measure, including conversion between units of measure. Indicate the unit of measure in the display of values.
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
Use in calendar as 
Define field's use vis-a-vis the calendar
  • None
  • Duration in minutes
  • Duration in hours
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.
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.
Ability to add one or more visibility dependencies upon fields with qualifying types.