Field types of data fields

Modified on Tue, 13 Sep 2022 at 08:25 AM

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General

A field in the form needs a name that is displayed to the user as a label. 

Optionally, a field can be configured as mandatory field and with tooltip. 

  • Mandatory field is enabled: saving the element is not possible as long as the field is empty.
  • Tooltip is enabled: In the additionally appearing text field, a text with e.g. help or instructions is entered. This text is displayed when hovering the mouse pointer over the question mark that is displayed behind the name of the field in the element.


The field types

Text

  • Application: Short inputs, sentences, data.
  • Settings: -
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns
    • in filters
    • in the title of the entries
    • in table columns as a link to the detail view of the content


Number

  • Application: Input of numerical values, e.g. budgets, costs
  • Settings: -
  • Usage options
    • Calculation in fields of type Calculation
    • in table columns
    • in the title of the entries  
    • in table columns as a link to the detail view of the content 


Calculation

  • Application: Calculation of a formula with fields of type Number and numerical values. Number type fields appear for selection as soon as the input field is clicked. As formula symbol, characters + - * / and brackets () can be used.
  • Settings: -
  • Usage options: 
    • in table columns
    • in the title of the entries  


Selection from list

  • Application: Selection from defined list. 
  • Settings: Multiple selection possible, sorting of selection options by drag&drop.
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns
    • in filters
    • in the title of the entries  
    • in table columns as a link to the detail view of the content 


Selection from number values

  • Application: Selection from defined list.
  • Settings: Sorting of selection options by drag&drop.
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns
    • in filters
    • in the title of the entries 


User selection

  • Application: Selection of a user or group. This selection can be used in the configuration, e.g. for the notification in a transition.
  • Settings: Multiple selection possible. 
    • Selection options:
      • Users and groups: All users and groups of the system (Key-User Tools > Group management / User management).
      • Users only: All users of the system
      • Groups only: All groups of the system
      • Only users of specific groups: Selection from a defined group. An additional field appears to configure the group.
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns
    • in filters
    • in the title of the entries  


Text input

  • Application: Multiline text up to 500 characters. Maintenance of detailed information.
  • Settings: -
  • Usage options: -


  • Application: linking to content from Q.wiki.
  • Settings: Multiple selection possible. Restriction to a web from Q.wiki possible.
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns
    • in filters
    • in the title of the entries  


Date

  • Application: Entering a date.
  • Settings: -
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns
    • in the title of the entries 


Email

  • Application: Entering an e-mail address
  • Settings: -
  • Usage options:
    • in table columns


URL

  • Application: Input of URLs. Appear clickable in the element.
  • Settings:
  • Usage options:
    • In table columns



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