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 ...
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...
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 Text Around Fields
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...
 Conditional Questions
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 (groups of ...
Advanced Features for Field Options
Advanced Features for Field Options You can use FormAssembly's Advanced Features to set up calculations, define sensitive fields, and accomplish a variety of other functions.  To access the Advanced Features, please follow the steps be...
 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 me...
Default Values
Learn about default values for FormAssembly fields.
Repeatable Fields & Sections
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 reference...
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 creat...
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 conditiona...
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. By doing this, you will ensure that no sensitive data is stored on...
Read-Only Fields
A read-only field, or non-editable field, can be useful with default values or when  prefilling values  that you want your users to be able to see, but not be able to edit.  Please note that these fields will only be read only if a va...
Hyperlink text
Introduction Hyperlink any text in your form with the click of a button!  Each link that you create is set to open in a new window or tab by default. To use this feature, your form must be on form builder version 4.3.0 or highe...
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 direct...
 Postcode Anywhere Field Validations
Learn how to integrate Postcode Anywhere with a FormAssembly form.
 SmartyStreets Address Field Validations
Learn how to integrate address validations from SmartyStreets within your form.
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