Number Style Short Text Fields in the Legacy Builder

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A field that needs to capture numeric data that is not used in a calculation can be configured with a Number style Short Text field.

Number Style Short Text Field

Certain numeric data, like postal codes and phone numbers, may require attributes that are not possible with a Number field. For example, some US ZIP codes start with a 0 and number fields will not allow that. Additionally, phone numbers are easier to read with formatting like parentheses and dashes, which are allowed by a Short Text Field.

In order to change the style of a short text field, simply select the field to open Field Settings in the left panel. Under the Style drop down, select Number.

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Save and Publish to device to see it on mobile. Once on mobile, the field will default to the secondary keyboard where numbers and special characters are located.

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