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    Feature Request. Show field type in field properties

    Asked by NRCsupport on November 02, 2015 at 09:05 AM

    When modifying a form which you built along time ago, or which was built by someone else, it is not always easy to tell which field type or widget was used to create the field. Would it be possible to include this information in the field properties display?

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    Answered by EltonCris on November 02, 2015 at 01:18 PM

    Thanks for your suggestion. I like the idea, but I still don't think this is necessary since fields can be easily identified by just looking at them. :)

    Here's also a trick to check them:

    If you are familiar with browser - inspect element feature, you can easily identify the field type by checking its source under data-type attribute.

    Example:

    For the widgets, simply open the widget wizard and you'll see the widget name in it.

    Thanks!

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    Answered by NRCsupport on November 02, 2015 at 05:22 PM

    Thanks for that suggestion. I hadn't thought of the inspector. I suppose that will do, but it would be nice if it appeared in the field properties.

    If you are familiar with all the field types, it might be obvious just by looking at them. But if (like me) you only work with JotForm occasionally, it is hard to remember what all the field types are.

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    Answered by EltonCris on November 02, 2015 at 08:40 PM

    Thanks and I completely understand. I will raise this to our developers so hopefully they would consider this suggestion.

    I think it is easy to have this feature implemented on the field manager, example:

    Once this is implemented, we'll let you know via this thread.

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    Answered by NRCsupport on November 04, 2015 at 06:45 PM

    Thanks. I don't think I've met the field manager wizard. How do I get to it?

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    Answered by mert on November 05, 2015 at 01:59 AM

    Hi there,

    To open "Field Manager Wizard", you can use the following guide from the link below:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/242-How-to-Manage-Multiple-Fields

     

    If you need more information, please let us know.

    Thanks.