The Text Field element is for entering strings of characters, such as names, addresses and phone numbers.
In this topic, we cover the general properties for this element. Learn about other properties in Introduction to Validation and Working with Form Elements.
|Field Name||This is the name used to reference the field and is also the name of the column heading in the submission bin.|
|Placeholder||Enter text that will be found inside of the text box before the user makes an entry. You may, for example, place an example of the type of input you want the user to enter in this field.|
|Password Format||Set this value to true to mask the entry.|
|Autocomplete||Enable or disable the native autocomplete function of the browser. For fields that collect sensitive information (like a SSN), we recommend setting this to true.|
|Mask||Mask the field. Choose from a variety of phone, currency,time, date and numeric masks.|
|Binding||Create a conditional binding to calculate a total or concatenate two strings together. Learn more in Bindings.|
Property setting for bindings to determine how bindings will work when the submitted record is accessed in the various edit modes. This can be useful wehn you don't want to re-run the binding in edit mode.
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|Dependency||Create a dependency to hide or show this element based on a rule. The field becomes "dependent" on other values entered on the form. Learn more in Dependencies.|
|Hidden||Set this property to true if you want this element to be hidden.|
|Hide Mode||This property determines how the element is hidden and if it will collapse within the space it would otherwise occupy.|
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