Add Text Field

Field that will gather letters and numbers.  Typically used for First Name, Last Name, Company Name, etc.  (see Form Example)

Begin on Quick Panel, select the Palette tab.

Then click on Form within the Group tabs.

Click, hold and drag  Text Field icon on to your web page.


The Text Field Properties dialog box will display.

Let's review each section:

General Information:

Type in name of field
Place a checkmark in box if the data must be collected in the form
Required Text
(optional) - type in text to be displayed to users next to the field when validating the information they enter. (See Form Validation for more information)
Type in instructions for site visitors or a description of the field. This will appear as small text just below the field.
Width of the field to display.  The field will scroll left to right should your viewer add more data.

 Billing Options:

Not Used for Billing
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Billing First Name
check if this field is to be used as the first name for a credit card or PayPal transaction.
Billing Last Name
check if this field is to be used as the last name for a credit card or PayPal transaction.
Billing City
check if this fields is used as the city for a credit card or PayPal transaction.

Authentication Options:

Note Used for Authentication select if you are not using this form to register site visitors for a members-only area of your web site.
Authentication First Name
check to if this field will be used as a first name for authentication.
Authentication Last Name
check if this field will be used as the last name for authentication.
Authentication User Name
check to make this field the user’s login/username.

Complete or Cancel
  1. Select OK to save the field properties
  2. Select Cancel to abort operation.
 Form Field Types

Static Currency
Text Area
Date & Time
Radio Select
State Select
File Upload
Static Text
Password Block

To add more field types, just drag the appropriate Field Type onto your form. Each Field Type will be added to the bottom.  Need to move a field up or down within your form, see Move Field within Form for more information.

Other Handy Information

Add Form Application to web page within site
Add Fields to Form
Move Fields within Form
Edit an existing Field within a Form
Field Properties
Delete A Field
Form Properties (Settings)
Secure Base URL
Form Messages
Remove Form Application from web page within site
Form Validation
Application Validation
Advanced Styles for Forms