Misc. Fields

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The Miscellaneous Fields category consists of the four field types pictured in the image below. These four field types have various use cases which we will discuss in this article. 

Rating

The Rating field enables users to rate your field using custom icons. 

For instance, if you have an Applicant Tracking System application, you can create a rating field for interviewers/HR to rate applicants. 

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To create a new rating field, click on the Misc. category on the Add Field menu and select the Rating field type.

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When creating a new rating field, there are several settings you can customize such as those highlighted in the image below.

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  1. Name- this is where you can name your rating field. For instance, "Applicant Rating" or "Service Rating".

  2. Description- this is where you can optionally provide a brief description of this field for your own reference.

  3. Number of Stars- this is where you can select the number of stars (or other selected icon) to display as your rating scale. At default, the Number of Stars is set to 5, meaning five stars will display as the rating scale at default. 

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    If you would like to change the number of stars to display as your rating scale, you can choose from other common rating scale options including 3, 4, and 10.

    For instance, if you would like to prompt customers to rate your services on a scale of 1-10, you would select the number 10 as the number of stars to display as your rating scale.

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  4. Enable Reset- this is where you choose whether or not you would like to enable users to clear their rating selections within a form. At default, the Enable Reset setting is set to Yes, meaning rating fields on a form will automatically include a button that when clicked will clear the rating selection.

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    To remove this clear button, you must change the Enable Reset setting to "No".

  5. Default Icon- By default, rating fields use the filled star (⭐) icon to rate fields. If you wish to change the rating icon, you can select an alternative icon from the list or click on the Custom button to select a custom icon.
     
  6. Icon Colors- This is where you can select the icon color that will display with rating selections. If no color is selected, the default Black color will be used to display rating selections. 

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  7. Add New Color Rule- Click the Add New Color Rule button to create rules to display specific icons and colors based on the rating value selected. 

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Signature

Signature Fields enable you to prompt users to sign their signatures on a form.

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Signature fields create a canvas for users to sign their signatures from any device, and signed signatures will be stored as images. 

To create a new signature field, click on the Misc. category on the Add Field menu and select the Signature field type.

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When creating a new signature field, there are several settings you can customize such as those highlighted in the image below.

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  1. Name- this is where you can name your signature field. For instance, "Signature" or "Customer Signature".

  2. Description- this is where you can optionally describe this field for your own reference. 

Please Note: Signatures can not be edited.

Please Note: Signatures will override the original signature when a form is re-saved. Therefore, if you add an edit link to edit records submitted via a form, be sure to remove the signature field from the edit form to avoid overriding the original signature when the form is re-saved. 

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When creating a new link field, there are several settings you can customize such as those highlighted in the image below.

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  1. Name- this is where you can name your link field. For instance, "Link" or "Website".

  2. Description- this is where you can optionally provide a brief description of this field for your own reference.

  3. Default Form Value- this is where you can enter a default text value to automatically populate within a form. At default, the Default Form Value for link fields is blank, meaning no default text value will automatically populate within forms for text fields. 

  4. Link Text Format

  5. Open Link In New Window- choose whether you would like the link to open in a new window when clicked. At default, Open Link In New Window is set to No, meaning links will open 

Slider

Slider fields enable you to select a numeric value using a slider between two number ranges. You can choose any minimum and maximum values for both ends of your slider range. 

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You can use a slider field for a variety of reasons, such as to prompt users to select a rating out of custom min/max numeric values, to prompt users to select a progress/status value out of custom min/max numeric values, or to prompt users to select a numeric value for any purpose such as selecting a quantity, grade, or score.

For instance, you can prompt HR to rate applicants during an interview providing custom-defined minimum and maximum rating values. 

Additionally, you can prompt employees to update the current quantity of a product providing custom-defined minimum and maximum quantity values. 

 

progress of their tasks using a slider field.

To create a new slider field, click on the Misc. category on the Add Field menu and select the Slider field type.

When creating a new slider field, there are several settings you can customize such as those highlighted in the image below.

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  1. Name- this is where you can name your slider field. For instance, "Progress Slider" or "Rating Slider".

  2. Description- this is where you can optionally provide a brief description of this field for your own reference.

  3. Value-

  4. Default Form Value- this is where you can enter a default numeric value to automatically populate within a form for your slider field. For instance, if you enter a Default Form Value of "2", forms will automatically load with the slider set to the numeric value of 2. 

    At default, the Default Form Value for link fields is blank, meaning no default text value will automatically populate within forms for text fields. 

Slider can be formatted on the front-end with custom display's to change colors and styles based on their value.
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