Numeric fields have a few unique options for controlling data entry.

  • Default value
  • Format (integer vs. decimal)
  • Minimum / maximum (the minimum or maximum value that will be accepted)

Notes

  • Numeric fields can only accept mathematical numbers, it can not be used for capturing values like formatted phone numbers. It will be better to use a text field type.
  • Numeric fields do not support leading zeros or trailing zeros (degrees of precision). For this a text field type would be better.
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