Form Recipes

Calculating the Duration/Time elapsed between two form fields
For some questionaire/survey type scenarios, you may wish to track the time it takes the user to fill out a Form, or maybe a section in the Form. This is ...
Fri, 4 May, 2018 at 12:42 PM
Validating Answers (Custom Validation)
When it comes to validating user answers, you have the following standard options: Required - forces the user to provide *something* as an answer Date/N...
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019 at 11:56 AM
Saving Entry Values For Reuse / Defaulting (Global Values)
Sometimes you may want to store values on the device to reuse on the same Screen or in multiple Screens. For example, say you have a common field in sever...
Fri, 4 May, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Looking Up A Data Source Row From a Barcode Scan
A common scenario that occurs in mobile business is the need to scan a bar code to look up information about the item the bar code is affixed to. Effective...
Fri, 4 May, 2018 at 12:44 PM
Repeatedly Scanning Barcodes / QR Codes
Depending on your scenario, you may want to create a list of barcodes that are scanned by the user through a Form. One way you can do this is to have a ve...
Fri, 4 May, 2018 at 12:44 PM
Formula Cheat Sheet
Below are a list of most of the platform formula builder functions that can be used in formulas. Contents Contextual Formulas Math Text Date / Time...
Fri, 4 May, 2018 at 12:55 PM
GPS capture is sometimes slow - why?
Our platform uses the native operating system functionality to acquire GPS coordinates in the most accurate way possible. We also leverage the acceleromet...
Tue, 29 May, 2018 at 10:51 AM