Rich text

Article Number:040537

Placing a "Rich text" field on an app form creates an input field that can be used for entering formatted text.
You can change the color, highlight color, and size of text, as well as add underlines, bullets, and more.

You can also enlarge the input field horizontally and/or vertically by clicking the lower right corner of the field and dragging it with your mouse. Screenshot: The lower right corner of a "Rich text" field's input field is outlined in red

Setting Options for the "Rich Text" Field

Screenshot: The settings screen of a "Rich text" field


Specify the field name. The field name is displayed as the label of the field in the app.

Hide field name

Select this option to hide the field name on the following screens.

  • The "New Record" screen
  • The "Edit Record" screen
  • The "Record Details" screen
  • The screen for printing a record
  • The Form settings screen

Required field

Select this option to make entering a field value mandatory.

Default Value

If you want to set a default value for the field, you can set it here.

Field Code

The character string used for specifying the field in APIs.

Usage Examples

Use a "Rich text" field when you want to be able to format the text that is entered.
For example, you can use a "Rich text" field to display text in a bulleted list, or to make title text stand out more by changing its size and color.

Screenshot: Example of using formatted text in a "Rich text" field