Customizing Your Forms

Learn to use the Form Builder and understand the various field types and their capabilities

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Basic Form Fields

Free Text

How to utilize the Free Text field in Device Magic
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Written by Brett Long
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Yes/No

Read more about the Yes/No field form in Device Magic
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Select List

Read here for more information on using Select Lists
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Date

Learn how to utilize Device Magic's Date field
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Time

Learn how to configure the Time field in Device Magic
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Date + Time

A detailed look at the Date + Time field in Device Magic
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Decimal

Read here for more information on using the Decimal field
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Integer

A look at how to configure the Integer field in Device Magic
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Location

Use the Location Field to show GPS data
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Email

Read here for detailed instructions on our Email field
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Phone No.

Read more about the Phone No. field in Device Magic
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Image

Read detailed instructions on using Image fields
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Signature

A detailed look at the Signature form field in Device Magic
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Barcode

Read for a longer look at the Barcode tool
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Sketch

A detailed look at using the Sketch field in Device Magic
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Password

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Advanced Form Set-Up

Setting Initial Answer Expressions for Questions

Set a dynamic value as the initial answer for a question
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Multi-Image Select

Summarize a group by image
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Summarize a Group by Location

Roll up locations within groups to pins on a map
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Calculated Question Expressions

Calculated questions allow you to create logical expressions using functions and answers from your form.
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Add a Hyperlink to Your Form

Hyperlinks can be added to the hint portion of a question so they can be clicked on within the app.
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Validating Field Values

Set rules to ensure your form questions are being answered correctly
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Validating Answers Using Calculated Questions

Create more advanced validation rules
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Relocating GPS Pin on Location Question

Allow the user to manually override their GPS location
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Collapsible Groups

Collapse your Subforms and Repeat Groups in your Form Builder for easier navigation
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Hiding Calculated Questions in Forms

Hide your question from mobile app users
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Form Field Accessibility Settings

Decide when a field should be active, required, or read-only
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Disable the Device Image Gallery for Image Fields

Prevent the app user from adding images from their device gallery
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Capturing Multiple Images Using Repeat Groups

Use a Repeat Group to capture images when the number of images required is not predetermined
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Customize the Summary of your Repeat Group

Choose the text that appears on the "Add Item" button for Repeat Groups in the mobile app
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Import large list of data into a Select Question

Add 1,000 or more options to a Select Question
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Filterable Select Questions - Basic

Filter your Select Question options based on data from a Resource
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Filterable Select Questions - Advanced

Filter your Select Question options based on data from a Resource and the answers to other form questions
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