In this article, you will find information about accessing the Forms Settings and the validations available to customize your Form.
To access the Form Settings:
- 1.Navigate to the Forms section.
- 2.Open a Form you wish to customize.
- 3.Click Settings in the top-right corner of the screen.Form settings dialog
The following options are available in Forms Settings:
By default, all submitted records are saved in the database. This option allows you to view and export the saved records from the queries overview. If you do not want to store data (due to policies in your organisation), you can uncheck the box.
Form settings Store Records
Customize the labels of the Submit, Next, and Previous buttons used in your Form.
Form settings stylesheet
Set a stylesheet to give your Form custom styling. You have an option to disable the default styling. Enabling the Disable default stylesheet option will prevent a default stylesheet to be added to the pages where the Form is placed.
Form settings stylesheet
Define a message that is displayed when a field is mandatory, when a value is not supplied, or when the value is invalid.
Form settings validation
The following Validations are available:
Mandatory error message
The error message is displayed for a field that is marked as mandatory but a value has not been provided upon submission. This setting can be overwritten on a field level -
Invalid error message
The error message is displayed for a field if the value provided is not valid (a regular expression has been setup but the input does not match). This setting can be overwritten on a field level -
Show validation summary
Enable this option if you wish to display a summary of all the error messages on top of the Form.
Hide field validation labels
Enable this option if you wish to hide individual field error messages from being displayed.
You can choose to not mark any fields or only mark mandatory or optional fields.
Choose which indicator to use when a field has been marked as mandatory. The default indicator is
The autocomplete setting for the overall form can be changed from the default of "None" to "On" or "Off". Setting this explicitly will control how the browser offers automatic prompts to the user when completing the form.
Form Settings Autocomplete
Enabling this feature allows the moderator to manage the approval status of a form. This can be used in a number of scenarios. For example, if the form submission will be publicly shown, you can control which are published.
Form settings Moderation
By default, a constant set of fields are displayed when form entries are shown in a list. You will see the first three fields in the form, plus some system information like the record state and the date it was created.
To customize this, turn off the "Display default fields" option and select the ones you wish to display.
Forms Settings Fields Displayed
To help protect site visitor privacy, rules can be configured in this section for the automatic deletion of submissions. You can set how long to retain records for each state (submitted or approved).
A background service that carries out the actual removal of records needs to be enabled in configuration. If that is not running, a notification will be displayed.
Form settings Date Retentions