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How to Set a Field as Required or Non-Required

How to Set a Field as Required or Non-Required

When you add a field to your form, the field is not considered as required (mandatory) by default. If the field must be filled each time the form is submitted, make sure to set that field as required.

To set a field as required, click on a field to select it, click on a Gear properties icon, then click on a Required control.

The same way the required status can be turned off.

Required ON = Field is mandatory and must be filled by the form user.
Required OFF = Field can be skipped by the form user.

If you have any questions, please let us know in the comments below!

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  • rfkmanhattan

    I have used my form for several years, but for some reason this year, several of my "required" fields don't display when someone is filling it out, then they get an error message saying this field is required. I tried unrequiring the troubled field, only to have a different field do the same thing. The only way I could get around this was to unrequire all fields. Any helpful suggestions would be great. And yes, I know how to make it required or not required.

  • InfiniteCAL

    If someone begins filling out a row on a form, is it possible to make certain columns in that row required? My form has 18 rows, but only 1 is required to be filled out, and of that row 3 columns MUST be filled out. Can I do this?

  • Angiesantucci

    Thanks for the response. The field is set as required, that does not however force each item to be checked in a drop down menu selection. I realize I was not clear on that. We also need to remove the maps that appear on the printout which are creating about 2 extra pages. Thanks for the help.


  • ijsmale

    got it thanks,


    Alright. Helpful.