Freeform Text: Text response up to 2,000 alpha, numeric, or other characters.
Numeric: Numeric response up to 11 digits.
Currency: Currency response up to 9 digits, including two decimal places.
Date: Date response which defaults to the current date and provides a calendar for the user to select a date.
Time: Time of day response which defaults to the current time and provides a digital clock for the user to select a time.
Date and Time: Combination date an time response which defaults to the current date and time and provides a calendar and digital clock for the user to select a date and time.
Yes/No Checkbox: A checkbox which only records the user’s response. Alternatively, display this as two toggle buttons labeled Yes/No from which the user may select.
Completion Checkbox: When this box is checked, the record will be removed from the device during the next sync. If you would like to include a Completion Checkbox, it is recommended to do so at the end of your form so the user may complete the entire form before deciding to remove the record. Optionally, displays two toggle buttons labeled Yes/No from which the user may select.
Time: Records the date and time when the box is checked.
Pop-up List: A list that is created specifically for a single field and allows one selected response.
Multi-select: A list that is created specifically for a single field and allows for multiple responses.
Lookup: A list that is created separately from a form and can be inserted into multiple forms with the option for the user to write in a response if it is not on the Lookup List.
Lookup (Exclusive): A list that is created separately from a form and can be inserted into multiple forms. There is no option to write in an additional responses.
Option 1 of 5: This displays five toggle buttons labeled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 from which the user may select.
Yes/No Checkbox: (NOTE: Available under "Checkbox Fields") This displays two toggle buttons labeled Yes/No from which the user may select.
Signature: Provides a signature area which allows the user to digitally sign the record.
GPS: Capture your current GPS location.
Image: Allows you to capture an image in the Pendragon App for Android. Image capture cannot be used outside of the application.
Button: Provides a button which a user may click/tap to perform an action. Buttons are always used in conjunction with click: event scripts which determines what happens when the user clicks/taps the button.
This field type is useful when collecting related information, if you have a one-to-many relationship. For example: customer contact information and individual customer visits; you will have one record on your main form with the customer contact information, but potentially many records on the subform related to individual visits.
Subform – After creating the main form, in order to connect it to a subform, make at least one field on both the main form and subform identical in field name and type, typically the first field. If you need to copy data from the parent form to the subform every time you create a new subform record, you can make up to the first 10 fields on the parent form and subform identical in field name and type.
Single Subform – This is a variation on the Subform field where you may only enter one record, not many.
Section: This is a read-only topic heading. The user will not be able to enter data in a Section field; it simply provides the user with information for filling in the fields that follow. When the Section field is selected in the designer window, you will need to name the Section. Section names can be up to 512 characters.
A section can be used:
Jump to Section: This is a type of Popup List that allows the handheld user to jump to a Section field on a form. In the designer window, you will see that a Jump to Section field has a Section Names field. Each item that you type in this list must correspond to the Section Name of a Section field.
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