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Field Type Overview

The following table outlines the various field types supported in FastField:

  Field TypeDescription
icons    Text Capture single line alpha-numeric data. This field supports any alpha and numeric input values. (e.g. First Name)
icons    Numeric Capture single line numeric data. This field supports any numeric or decimal value. Alpha text is not allowed. (e.g. Age)
icons   Date/Time  Capture a date or time value. This field also supports defaulting to the current date or time.

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  Single Photo

Capture a photo from the device's photo library or camera. This field also supports drawing overlays for annotation purposes. You may also configure quality and size settings so files are compressed prior to submission.

  Multi Photo

Capture multiple photos from the devices photo library or camera. Unlike "Single Photo" field, this field can capture comments about the individual photos captured. This field also supports drawing overlays for annotation purposes.

icons   Switch Capture Yes/No selection from users. Alternatively, a Three State field is available for Yes, No, N/A selection. (e.g. Married?)
  Option List Capture a selection from a list of possible values. Each item in this list is displayed as a checkbox. This field supports a single selection or multi-selection mode. (e.g Check all that apply)
icons   List Capture a selection from a list of possible values. This field supports a single selection or multi-selection mode. (e.g Check all that apply)
     
Global List 
Allows you to reference a global list in your form and allows a user to select single or multiple pre-defined items from the account level global list.
     
Lookup List

 

 

Capture a selection from customer provided Lookup data uploaded for the account. This field supports a single selection or multi-selection mode. (E.g., Check all that apply).

icons   Location / GPS Captures a latitude and longitude GPS coordinate using the device's GPS.
icons   Long Text Capture large text values that can contain multi-lines returns. This is commonly used for capturing notes or comments from users. (e.g. Please provide any additional comments)
icons   Signature Capture a user's signature within the form.
icons   Calculation Calculate a value based on advanced computed formulas using values of other fields. This field also supports javascript scripting for advanced formulas and string concatenation.
icons   Sub-Form Launches a Sub Form from the Master Form. Sub Forms are most commonly used to capture several records of data in a single form.
icons   Static Text Embed static text in your form. Static text can be used to provide instructions or information regarding the surrounding fields.
icons   Audio Capture audio clips directly from the device. This field supports compression, quality, and length settings to tune the audio file prior to submission.
icons   Document Viewer View a PDF, Powerpoint or Word Document directly in the form.
icons   Rating Capture a rating value from the user. This field supports up to 10 rating values. The maximum rating value can be adjusted for each rating field. (e.g. Please rate our service from 1 to 5)
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Formatted Numeric

Capture numeric input using an input mask. This is most commonly used for data such as phone numbers or social security numbers.
icons   Yes/No/NA Capture Yes, No and N/A input from users. This field can be configured to include or exclude the N/A option.
icons   Video Capture a video from the device's photo library or camera. This field supports quality and size settings to compress the file prior to submission.
   
Bar Code
Scan bar codes or QR codes into your form. For iPhone this field requires iOS 7 or greater.
   
NFC Reader
Read NFC (Near Field Communications) signals. This is currently only available for certain Android devices.
 
Acknowledgment
 
 Include static text and require acknowledgment.

 

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    kirt kaempfer

    Interesting

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    kirt kaempfer

    Interesting

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    Joe Levi

    you forgot to include the barcode scanner

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