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Adding Fields to Forms | BASICS

Background

Forms are used to input data into Quick Base. Whenever a user is adding, viewing, or editing a record, they are doing so from a form. Fields are added to forms to capture the necessary data. Over time, new data points may need to be captured. Fields must be added to the form, so users can input the data. There are two ways to add fields to a form.

Option 1 – Form Settings

  1. In the table bar, choose the table where the form you want to change exists;
  2. Click the Settings icon and then click, Forms;

  1. Choose the form you would like to edit;
  2. In the Elements tab, select the field you want to insert the new field in front of;

  1. Click Insert at the bottom of the screen;

  1. Click the drop down and choose the field you want to add;

  1. Click Save

Option 2 – From the Form

  1. In the table bar, choose the table where the form you want to change exists;
  2. Click the green, New button;
  3. Right-click next to the field you want to add a new field;

  1. And choose one of ‘Add a field before this one…’ or ‘Add a field after this one’…;
  2. Select the field you want to add and click done;

Now that you know how to add fields, learn more about organizing them and Creating User-Friendly Forms.


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