Field Options

These options are available through the blue options button in the form builder.

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Validation Rules
The purpose of input validation is to help your respondents provide the desired answers in the expected format. It is an aid, and it is not designed to be foolproof. There are ways one can bypass the validation and, although rare in a normal use c...
Date Validation
Introduction By using our date validation feature, you can control the range of dates that a user may select in a field. Here are some examples of how this feature can be used: Select a date up to one month into the future Select a date up to tw...
File Type Upload Control
Introduction If you are asking your users to upload a file to your form, it is now possible to control what types of files can be accepted. For example, if you only wanted to accept image files for a particular upload field, you now have that optio...
Field Hints / Contextual Help
Introduction A hint is a helpful little companion to a form field. They give you handy clues and directions about what's needed. Read more on our blog . You can also see our example form for hints in action, or get the template . Add a Hi...
Add Text Around Fields
Introduction Adding text around a field can be helpful when you need something displayed before a value. For example, you can add $ before a numeric value on a form. Steps To add text around a field: Select the field. Select the Options b...
 Conditional Questions
Introduction Conditional logic (also called branching or skip logic) helps make your form simpler and easier to fill out by hiding questions that are not relevant to specific answers. You can add conditional rules to individual fields, sections (...
 Menu Dependencies
Drop-down menus can be linked together to help you show certain options based on your respondent's answers. The parent menu controls which subset of choices is visible in a child menu.   For instance, we have two drop-down menus: Co...
Default Values
Learn about default values for FormAssembly fields.
Repeatable Fields & Sections
Overview You can create repeating questions and sections in FormAssembly forms. Repeatable questions allow respondents to give more than one answer. This is useful for forms such as job applications, where an applicant may need to add multiple ref...
Form Calculations
Introduction Form fields can be computed using formulas . These formulas may reference other fields in your form using variables . Formulas are written in JavaScript and executed by the browser when filling out the form. You can create formulas...
Access Control
About Access Control With FormAssembly's Access Control feature in the Form Builder, you can turn any field into a hidden or un-editable field. This is particularly useful if you plan on using a hidden field to trigger certain conditionals base...
Using JavaScript on a Form and Within Calculations
Learn how to add custom JavaScript to your form.
Sensitive Data
About Sensitive Data If you are collecting sensitive data in your form, you can use FormAssembly's Sensitive Data Feature to indicate which specific fields contain that data. This is useful for compliance with the GDPR , HIPAA, or forms coll...
Hyperlink text
Introduction Hyperlink text in your form with the click of a button!  Please Note:  Adding hyperlinks to Field Labels and Field Choices is not supported and we cannot guarantee performance. Each link that you create is set to open...
Images in Fields
Introduction Engage your users by using images as choices on radio button and checkbox questions. You can have your users make a selection by using the traditional boxes, or by removing them all together so they can click directly on the image. To...
 Loqate Field Validations
Learn how to integrate Postcode Anywhere with a FormAssembly form.
Autocomplete
What is Autocomplete? Many browsers contain features which can help users fill in webforms automatically. For example, they could prefill the user's address or contact details based on previously filled in forms. Users can also set up their own...
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