The number field enables your users to enter an integer value, for example: -544, -23, 0, 889, 14324, etc. Below is how a number field looks on a form,
The number field can accept a maximum of 19 digits
When your user enters a negative number, the negative sign is counted as a digit
When to use this field?
You may add a number field to your form when you want your users to enter an integer or non-decimal value. Other types of fields that enable your users to enter numeric data are
Experience while entering data
When a user accesses the number field from a web browser: If your user enters anything other than an integer value in the number field, for example, a decimal value or an input that contains text or special characters, form submission will fail and the user will be prompted as follows:
Invalid entries found
message will appear in a pop-up window.
will close this pop-up and display an error message below that number field.
When a user accesses the number field from a phone/tablet, their data entry is restricted as they get to access just the number keyboard.
You can perform the following customizations for the user experience of the number field on a form:
When yours users access a number field in
, you can enable them to view the following values:
- the sum of the values stored in that number field across all records displayed by that report
- the average of the values stored in that number field across all records displayed by that report
- the smallest value that's stored in that number field across all records displayed by that report
- the greatest value that's stored in that number field across all records displayed by that report
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