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Field Types

Learn about all the different types of Fields used in Fulcrum.

36 articles in this collection
Written by Coleman McCormick, Cory MacVie, and Alex

Simple Cost Calculations

Using calculation fields for simple cost calculations. (Basic)
Written by Coleman McCormick
Updated over a week ago

Advanced Cost Calculations with Repeatables

Using calculation fields for more advanced cost calculations using repeatable section items. (Basic)
Written by Coleman McCormick
Updated over a week ago

Setting Up and Using A Status Field

A guide to assist with setting up a status field in your app. (Basic)
Written by Coleman McCormick
Updated over a week ago

What are values for choice field types?

Explaining the function of values in Fulcrum.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

How do I create filters for Record Link choices?

Filtering the record link choice options.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What are the options for time fields?

Understanding time field types and options in Fulcrum.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

What is a title field?

Understanding how title field settings work in Fulcrum.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

How do sections work?

Leveraging Sections in your app.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What is record linking?

Understanding the Record Link field type.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What is a status field?

Using status fields to change data symbology and track workflow progress for field activity.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

How do Signature fields work?

Understanding how signature fields work to collect signatures in the field for reporting.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

How do I set the title for the child records that repeatable sections make?

How to set up the record title for child records that are made from repeatable sections.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

How do I export files with record link data?

Obtaining all data when exporting data out of an app with a record link field.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What are the options for numeric fields?

Setting up numeric fields.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What are data names on form fields?

Explaining the function of data names in Fulcrum apps.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

How do I nest a field in a section?

Nesting fields inside sections.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

Is there a Location field in Fulcrum?

Capturing a location for a record.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How do I control the format of a calculation field for numbers and currency?

Using display format settings on calculation field output for text, number, and currency formatting.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

What are Repeatable Sections?

How to set up 'parent/child' data relationships using repeatable sections in Fulcrum templates.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

What are label fields used for?

How Label fields can be used in Fulcrum.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What is the difference between an inline and drill down section?

Describing the differences between the two view types that sections have.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What field types does Fulcrum support?

Types of Fields that Fulcrum has available.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What is the difference between a repeatable section and a record link field?

Understanding the differences between repeatable sections and record link fields.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What Does "Default To Previous Value" Do?

Settings up a field to default to the last value that was entered.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What format does a date need to be in when importing data?

The proper format required to import dates into a date field.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What are the options for Fulcrum date fields?

Options for capturing dates in Fulcrum.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How do classification sets work?

Setting up and using classification set.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How many characters can be entered into a field?

Limitations on the amount of text that can be entered into a field.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How do Hyperlink fields work?

Understand how to use hyperlink fields in Fulcrum to reference webpages and files online, from your mobile device.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

What is the auto-populate fields option for Record Links?

Pulling data from one record into another record using the record link field.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What are field descriptions used for?

Learn more about the field description settings in your Fulcrum app.
Written by Cory MacVie
Updated over a week ago

What is an audio field and how does it work?

Capturing audio files with GPS tracks in Fulcrum.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How do Address fields work?

Captureing addresses and having them auto-populate on the mobie apps.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

What is SpatialVideo and how does it work?

Capturing video with GPS tracks in Fulcrum.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How do Calculation fields work?

Creating powerful expressions in the calculation field.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago

How do I scan barcodes or QR codes?

Capturing barcodes and QR codes in Fulcrum.
Written by Alex
Updated over a week ago