Custom Field Types

Custom Fields allow you to choose how you wish to collect information. The options that are available include: 

  • Yes/No: a choice of “Yes” or “No” 
  • Date: valid date values only 
  • Number: Valid numbers only with optional decimal place (no leading zero) 
    • Please note: A “Number” field is recommended only for information you will perform mathematical calculations on. For telephone numbers, membership IDs, etc., please use “Short Text”.
  • Short Text: up to 100 characters (a leading zero can be used) 
  • Long Text: Longer text or paragraphs 
  • Drop Down: a custom list of choices, displayed in alphabetical order 
  • Checkbox: a box that can be checked/unchecked 
  • File: a file can be uploaded 

IMPORTANT: Once a Custom Field has been created, a Custom Field type is the only setting that cannot be changed. 

Updated on June 16, 2021

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