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what is free form text ? [message #419874] Tue, 25 August 2009 18:20 Go to next message
nastyjillu
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i have been asked to create a field which is free form text.

does that mean, insert ,update are allowed for that field??

i thought so
Re: what is free form text ? [message #419929 is a reply to message #419874] Wed, 26 August 2009 04:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
sharjeelshafqat
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please when ever you want to ask something then always use clear wordings.

please explain clearly

thanks
Sr. oracle programmer
Sharjeel
Re: what is free form text ? [message #420059 is a reply to message #419929] Wed, 26 August 2009 14:58 Go to previous messageGo to next message
nastyjillu
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i have to create a new field in a form. in my requirement it has been given that the field length should be 1000 chars which is free form text.

i have only this information. nothing more than this.

hope this is clear
Re: what is free form text ? [message #420152 is a reply to message #419874] Thu, 27 August 2009 05:14 Go to previous messageGo to next message
cookiemonster
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To me free form text means a multi-line text field with no validation.
Re: what is free form text ? [message #420259 is a reply to message #420152] Thu, 27 August 2009 22:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
sharjeelshafqat
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For Multiline Text Field.

You just go to field property and then select multiline ON
and also in property pallete select ON to vertical scrollbar.


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thanks
Sharjeel
Re: what is free form text ? [message #420368 is a reply to message #420259] Fri, 28 August 2009 11:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
wency
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Free text means you can enter any character. Comments, descriptions, and details are usually free text.
Re: what is free form text ? [message #420371 is a reply to message #420368] Fri, 28 August 2009 11:27 Go to previous message
nastyjillu
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thanks for your response
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