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field type - short text [2016/09/14 14:19] (current)
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 +====== Short Text ======
  
 +The short text field is used to store up to 255 characters of text.  This field is commonly used for names, places, objects, etc.
 +
 +===== How to Create =====
 +  - Click the {{:​presentation-layer:​field-plus.png|}} to add a field in your [[Form|form]].
 +  - Choose "New Field"
 +  - Select the table you wish to add the field to. Most of the time, this will be the current [[Table|table]] you are on, called the current [[Context|context]].
 +  - Select a field name and click "​Choose Type".
 +  - Choose "Short Text" from the list of field types.
 +  - You can continue adding fields or click the "​Select"​ button to finish adding.
 +
 +===== Features =====
 +Field features can be edited by clicking on the orange field icon {{:​shorttext.png|}} when the [[Presentation Layer|presentation layer]] is displayed. ​
 +
 +==== Field Label ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Field Label|Field Label]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Display Alternate Label]] (affects this form only)
 +
 +==== Grid Appearance ====
 +
 +  * [[Field Setting - Column Span|Column Span]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Row Span|Row Span]]
 +
 +==== Sizing ====
 +
 +  * [[Field Setting - Sizing|Length]]
 +  ​
 +==== Tooltip ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Tooltip|Tooltip]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Descriptive Text|Descriptive Text]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Display Alternate Descriptive Text|Display Alternate Descriptive Text]] (affects this form only)
 +
 +==== Block Association ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Temporary Block Association|Temporary Block Association]]
 +  * [[Field Setting - Global Block Association|Global Block Association]]
 +
 +==== Default Value ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Default Value|Default Value]]
 + 
 +==== Validation ====
 +   * [[Field Setting - Required|Required]]
 +   * [[Field Setting - Maximum Length|Maximum Length]] ​
 +
 +==== Audit History ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Audit This Field|Audit This Field]] ​
 +  * [[Field Setting - Show Audit History|Show Audit History]]
 +
 +==== Redaction ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - Hide Input|Hide Input]] ​
 +==== View Only ====
 +  * [[Field Setting - View Only|View Only]]
 +
 +===== Output formats =====
 +The short text field has only one output - the text that was entered.
 +
 +
 +===== Acceptable inputs =====
 +The short text field can accept any alphanumeric and special characters.
 +
 +===== Filters =====
 +The short text field can be filtered using any one of the standard [[Query Builder - Filter##​Text-Type Filters|text-type filters]].
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