Text area

Article Number:040538

Text area field You can place a Text area field and use that field to enter multi-line text.
This field does not accept decorative text.
If you want to use decorative text, consider using a Rich text field.

You can enlarge the Text area field horizontally and/or vertically by dragging the lower right corner of the field using the mouse.

Usage Examples

You can enter a long text using line-breaks in the Text Area field. This is useful when you need to enter substantial amount of information.

Setting Options for the "Text Area" Field

Setting screen for the text area field

  • Field Name
    • Specify the label for the field.
  • Hide field name
    • Hide the field name on the screens to add, edit, enter details of, and print a record.
  • Required field
    • Select the check box to make the entry field required.
  • Default Value
    • Set the text that you want to display when entering data. You can also use it as a template when entering data.
  • Field Code
    • The text string to specify this field (in an API).