Field Formatting

 

When is Field Formatting used?

Field formatting allows for the customisation of the formatting for Number Input and Date fields.


Number Input field:

  1. Drag in or click onto a Number Input that has been added to the FORM

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  2. In the Property Editor on the right panel, customise the formatting by using the “Format Options” and view the changes under “Preview”

    Note: All format options are described at the bottom of this article.

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  3. (Optional) Enter a prefix (e.g. ‘US$’) if relevant to your question and view the changes under “Preview”. Up to 4 prefix characters can be used

    Note: This option is especially useful when collecting monetary values or currencies 

Number Input - Format Options:

Icon Option Description
Data_Capture_Section_-_FORM_-_Google_Docs_2020-09-04_13-18-14.png Percentage The number will be multiplied by 100 and a ‘%’ sign will be added at the end
Data_Capture_Section_-_FORM_-_Google_Docs_2020-09-04_13-18-45.png Digit Separation Every three digits will be separated by a comma

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Decimal Right One more decimal place will be shown (up to four decimal places)

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Decimal Left

One less decimal place will be shown