Custom Field Type: Text Box - Text Multiple Lines

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General Description

Text box consisting of one or more lines of text.

Note: Field can hold a maximum length of 16,777,215 (2^24 - 1) characters.

Field Illustrated

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Text - Multiple Lines custom field, in View Mode (above)

Field Options

All common options:
General Settings
Permissions & Availability
Classic Options
For further information, please refer to Custom Fields – General Information.

Options listed below are specific to this particular field type.

  • Default Text: The default text that will appear in the text box
You can refer to variables as part of the Default Text as explained in this article
  • ReadOnly:
  • Enable Note Entry Mode: When enabled, this will show the history of the previous values saved in the multi-line text field in a table below the field. It will show the name of the user who entered the value and a time-stamp of when the value was entered. When this option is enabled, any value saved in the field will be cleared from the input text area of the field.
  • History date format: This option will allow formatting of the date format in the history. Only exposed when Enable Note Entry Mode is set.
  • History time format: This option will allow formatting of the time format in the history. Only exposed when Enable Note Entry Mode is set.
  • Maximum Length: Sets the maximum length of the text entry.
    • Show Counter determines whether a counter will be shown to the user.
    • Count Words sets the counter to count words (instead of characters, the default).
  • Exceeded Maximum Message: Message the user will see when they reach the maximum length

Note Entry mode

When the Enable Note Entry Mode option is set against the field then, when the page is saved, any value entered against the field will be cleared from the input text area and added to the history section underneath.

The history section will show the name of the user who entered the value and a time-stamp of when the value was entered.

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