Text Area

Text Area part The Text Area field accepts text that spans over multiple lines. Like the Text field, this field can be added to a form to allow users to enter any kind of text.
This field does not accept decorative text. If a user wishes to use decorative text, they must use a Rich Text field.

Usage Example

The Text Area field allows line-breaks in text on a form. This field is useful when users want to enter long strings of text.
Usage example of Text Area

Text Area Field Settings

Settings screen for Text Area
  • Field Name
    Specifies the header of the entry item.
  • Hide field name
    Hides the field names on the screen to set forms and the screens to add, edit, enter details of, and print records.
  • Required field
    Select the check box to make the entry field required.
  • Default Value
    Enter a value if you want that value to appear in the entry field by default.
  • Field Code
    A text string to identify the field. The field code is used in API requests. A value is assigned by the system automatically, but you can change it to any value. For details, see What Is a Field Code?