Field types

When you create a form you can add different field types to it. Different fields have different functions.

The following field types are available in Kotive:

Checkboxes

Select more than one option.
Select more than one option.

Date

Choose a date from the date picker.
Choose a date from the date picker.

Divider

A thin gray line to separate sections.
A thin gray line to separate sections.

Email

Validates the email address while the person types.
Validates the email address while the person types.

File upload

Lets the person upload multiple documents/files to the form.
Lets the person upload multiple documents/files to the form.

Heading

A section heading.
A section heading.

Number

Only accepts numeric answers.
Only accepts numeric answers.

Paragraph

Freeform text to convey information to the person filling in your form. Accepts HTML, Emoji πŸ˜€ and <a href='/how-to/design-taskflows/add-dynamic-field-tags/'>dynamic field tags</a>.
Freeform text to convey information to the person filling in your form. Accepts HTML, Emoji πŸ˜€ and dynamic field tags.

Password

If you want to keep input from prying eyes. Note that the input is only hidden on screen, is not encypted and can be used/seen elsewhere in other tasks.
If you want to keep input from prying eyes. Note that the input is only hidden on screen, is not encypted and can be used/seen elsewhere in other tasks.

Radio buttons

Select only one option. Consider using a `select (dropdown)` field instead if displaying more than 5 options.
Select only one option. Consider using a `select (dropdown)` field instead if displaying more than 5 options.

Select (dropdown)

Select only one option. Ideal for a long list of options. Consider using a `radio buttons` field instead if displaying fewer than 6 options.
Select only one option. Ideal for a long list of options. Consider using a `radio buttons` field instead if displaying fewer than 6 options.

Telephone

For mobile, telephone and fax numbers.
For mobile, telephone and fax numbers.

Text

For single words or short phrases. One of the most common fields used in forms.
For single words or short phrases. One of the most common fields used in forms.

Textarea

A large text box that accepts multi-line answers. Typically used for open-ended questions or comments.
A large text box that accepts multi-line answers. Typically used for open-ended questions or comments.

Time

For time, with AM and PM.
For time, with AM and PM.

Website

Only accepts a valid web address/URL.
Only accepts a valid web address/URL.