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Form items are the components that make up a form.

Each form item counts as one item towards your form's Items per Form limit, unless otherwise noted.

Form Items

 
 

Blank Space: A Blank Space item can be used to separate other items for organization.

 

Calculation: A Calculation item allows the value of an equation to be calculated. The current value will be recalculated after a page submission, or when users click the button next to it. For complete information, see the Calculations Documentation.

 

Calendar: A Calendar item provides a text field with a popup calendar. When a user selects a date on the popup calendar, the text field will automatically be filled in.

 

Captcha: A Captcha item requires users to read and type a word from an image. Since this task is simple for humans but difficult for computer programs (also known as "bots"), this prevents automated spam submissions. Only one Captcha item is allowed per form.

 

Checkbox: A Checkbox item provides users with multiple choices and allows one or more to be selected.

 

Checkbox Email Routing: A Checkbox Email Routing item can be used to send Notifications to the addresses associated with users' responses. After you add this item, create a Notification that uses it as a "To" or "From" address.

 

Checkbox Matrix: A Checkbox Matrix item allows users to choose one or more of multiple choices with multiple questions pertaining to the answers in a matrix display. Each matrix row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Matrix items are limited to 50 rows each.

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Checkbox Multi Scale: A Checkbox Multi Scale item allows users to choose one or more of many answer groupings with multiple questions pertaining to the possible answers. Each multi scale row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Multi Scale items are limited to 50 rows and 50 answer choices each.

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Sub Question
 

Checkbox Pricing: A Checkbox Pricing item is a Checkbox item that can be assigned order form prices.

 

Coupon Code: A Coupon Code item provides coupon code functionality for order forms. A Coupon Code can give either a fixed or percent discount, but not a mix of both.

 

Custom Code: A Custom Code item provides space for advanced users to insert HTML or JavaScript code.

 

Dropdown: A Dropdown item provides users with multiple choices and allows only one to be selected.

 

Dropdown Matrix: A Dropdown Matrix item allows users to choose one of multiple choices with multiple questions pertaining to the answers in a matrix display. Each matrix row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Matrix items are limited to 50 rows each.

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Sub Question
Sub Question
 

Dropdown Multi Scale: A Dropdown Multi Scale item allows users to choose one of many answer groupings with multiple questions pertaining to the possible answers. Each multi scale row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Multi Scale items are limited to 50 rows and 50 answer choices each.

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Sub Question
 

Email Address: An Email Address item provides a text field for email addresses. After you add this item, you can create email Notifications that use the users' responses as a "To" or "From" address.

 

File Upload: A File Upload item provides an upload field that allows users to upload a file with their form submission.

 

Formatted Text: A Formatted Text item provides space to display custom text or instructions.

 

Hidden Field: A Hidden Field is a text field that is invisible. This item can be used to hold data that should not be seen by users, such as a customer number or link source. You can use the Pre-Populate feature to pass data into a Hidden Field.

 

Image: An Image item provides a way to display an image such as a logo, product sample, or decoration. Pro level accounts can upload custom images.

 

Image List: An Image List item provides users with multiple image choices and allows one or more to be selected.

 

Image List Pricing: An Image List Pricing item is an Image List item that can be assigned order form prices.

 

Link: A Link item can direct users to other web pages or FormSite forms.

 

Long Answer: A Long Answer item provides space for a multiple line reply of nearly unlimited length.

 

Long Answer Matrix: A Long Answer Matrix item provides a set of text areas in the form of a grid. Each text area counts as one item towards your form's limit.

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Mass Email Permission: A Mass Email Permission item allows Pro level accounts to maintain an opt-in mailing list. Mass Emails are only sent to users who have indicated, via this item, that they wish to be included in your mailing list.

 

Number: A Number item provides a text field for numerical values. Values for this item are handled as number values rather than text values. For example, when using a Short Answer item in Rules, checking if "100.00" is equal to "100" is false because the text is not equal. But when using a Number item in Rules, checking if "100.00" is equal to "100" is true because the numbers are equal. When using decimal places, numbers are formatted to the specified number of places.

 

Page Break: A Page Break item can be used to split a form into multiple pages. Do not place a Page Break as the first or last item on a form.

 

Page Heading: A Page Heading item provides an attractive title for a form.

 

Password Field: A Password Field item provides a text field that obscures the text being entered.

 

Quantity List: A Quantity List item provides multiple rows of quantities. Each quantity row counts as one item towards your form's limit.

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Radio Button: A Radio Button item provides users with multiple choices and allows only one to be selected.

 

Radio Button Email Routing: A Radio Button Email Routing item can be used to send Notifications to the addresses associated with users' responses. After you add this item, create a Notification that uses it as a "to" or "from" address.

 

Radio Button Matrix: A Radio Button Matrix item allows users to choose one of multiple choices with multiple questions pertaining to the answers in a matrix display. Each matrix row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Matrix items are limited to 50 rows each.

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Radio Button Multi Scale: A Radio Button Multi Scale item allows users to choose one of many answer groupings with multiple questions pertaining to the possible answers. Each multi scale row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Multi Scale items are limited to 50 rows and 50 answer choices each.

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Radio Button Percent: A Radio Button Percent item provides a way to apply a percentage to an order total, such as for a tax or shipping charge. Other Order Form items can be included in or excluded from percentage calculations.

 

Radio Button Pricing: A Radio Button Pricing item is a Radio Button item that can be assigned order form prices.

 

Ranking: A Ranking item provides text fields to rank in order from 1 to X. Each Ranking row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Ranking items are limited to 50 rows each.

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Rating: A Rating item provides text fields with weights or points that must add up to a set amount. Each Rating row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Rating items are limited to 50 rows each.

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Running Total: A Running Total item allows users to calculate their current Order Form order total. The current total will be recalculated after a page submission, or when users click the button next to it. This item is optional; the final itemized order total is always displayed on the Order Summary page, after the last page of a form.

 

Save & Return: A Save & Return item enables the Save & Return feature and adds a login link to a form. Adding this item is a shortcut for using the settings on the "Form->Save & Return" page.

 

Segment Heading: A Segment Heading item provides a divider with text to separate different sections of a form.

 

Short Answer: A Short Answer item provides space for a single line reply of up to 255 characters. Validating the Short Answer response is the practice of making sure that the response is in the expected format, for example, a phone number.

Validation Options:
  • Text Only
  • Numeric
  • Alphanumeric
  • Credit Card Number
  • Credit Card Expiration Date
  • URL

  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • US Phone Number
  • Currency
  • US Currency ($)
  • Whole Number
 

Short Answer Matrix: A Short Answer Matrix item provides a set of text fields in the form of a grid. Each text field counts as one item towards your form's limit.

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Signature: A Signature item provides a field where users can sign the form with their mouse or finger.

 

Star Matrix: A Star Matrix item allows users to rate multiple items by selecting a number of stars. Each matrix row counts as one item towards your form's limit. Matrix items are limited to 50 rows each.

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Sub Question
 

Text Field Quantity: A Text Field Quantity item must be placed directly before a Radio Button Pricing, Checkbox Pricing, Image List Pricing, or Text Field Pricing item. This item will assign a quantity and multiply the price of the item it is placed before.

 

Text Field Pricing: A Text Field Pricing item provides a text field for entering a price. Use this item if you need users to enter their own price.

 

Text List: A Text List item provides a variable number of text fields. Each text field counts as one item towards your form's limit. Text List items are limited to 50 rows each.

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