Adding Custom Fields

Article Number:020220

The following describes how to add custom fields to user details.

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".
    Accessing Kintone Users & System Administration

  3. Click Departments & Users.

  4. Click "Profile Settings".
    Screenshot: "Profile Settings" is highlighted

  5. Click New in "Custom Fields". Screenshot: "New" is highlighted

  6. Enter the values for "Field Name" and "Field Code".
    Screenshot: The fields to add custom fields are displayed

    Field Description
    Field Name Displayed in user details or in the profile.
    Field Code A string to identify the field.
    Only alphanumeric characters and underscores (_) are acceptable.
    Make sure you type the string that has not already been used for other fields.
    Field Codes Used in the System
    • Text
      Select to enter the field value in text format.
      For example, if you created "Work Location" field, text such as "Tokyo Office" or "New York Office" can be entered.
    • User selection
      Select to specify the target user from the registered users in Kintone Users & System Administration. You can specify only one user.
      It is useful to select a specific user such as the supervisor or the proxy.
    Visibility Configure whether you want to make the custom field public to all users.
    If you want it to be private, clear the check box.
    If the field is set to be private, the field value can be checked only on the following screens.
    • On "Edit User" screen in Kintone Users & System Administration
    • The user's own profile
    Edit Permission Select to allow users to change their field values by themselves.
  7. Click Save.

  8. Display the "Edit User" screen to check that the field you added is displayed.
    Screenshot: The added custom fields are highlighted