Custom fields

You can add your own fields to the description of objects (such as places, staff, tasks, etc.) You can work with custom fields as usual: fill them, use them for filter selection. you can also assign a responsible employee. For this employee, a list of places will appear in the X-GPS Tracker mobile application.

At the moment, custom fields can only be added to places. In the future, this functionality will be expanded.

Custom field types

  • Text string. Length is not more than 700 characters. You can enter any characters.
  • Text area. The length is not more than 20,000 characters. Fields with this type cannot be used for sorting.
  • E-mail. Only e-mail addresses.
  • Phone. Only phone numbers.
  • Numerical:
    • Decimal number
    • Integer number
  • Employee. You can add a responsible employee to this field, for whom this place will be displayed in the X-GPS Tracker application.

Adding and editing fields

To add a new field, select its type in the list on the left and drag it into the “Information” area with the mouse. Specify the following information:

  • Field name
  • Description
  • Is the field required

When adding a new place, it cannot be saved until all required fields are filled.

The following actions are also available for added fields:

  • Add section. You can distribute custom fields into different sections for greater convenience.
  • Reorder. Drag and drop fields and sections to arrange them in the order you want
  • Delete. You can delete a field that you no longer need by first clicking on it and then on the trash can icon.

Primary fields cannot be deleted. Such fields are marked with a lock icon.

Important

Pay attention to the following features when working with custom fields:

  • The maximum number of custom fields is 50
  • When editing fields, their name, description and order will automatically change in all created places.
  • If you delete a field, it will be automatically deleted from all places without the possibility of recovery.

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