A Data Type defines the kind of information that can be stored for a custom data field. There are 5 types;
- Text Area
- Rich Text Area
- Date & Time
Allows the user to enter any combination of letters, numbers, or symbols.
Allows the user to enter any combination of letters, numbers, or symbols on seperate lines.
Allows users to enter any number. This is treated as a real number.
Yes or No
Allows the user to answer the custom data field with a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’
Allows the user to select one answer from a list of options.
Date & Time
Allows the user to enter a date & time of day, or pick a date & time of day from a popup calendar.