Applications → Managing Fields → Field Settings → Attributes Tab of the Field Property Editor
|Defaults||Default value: Where available,
specify the value (or values) to be preselected or pre-entered for this field.
For some field types, default values must be specified in SBM Application Administrator as part of project configuration after the process app is deployed.
For guidance on setting default values for specific field types, refer to Setting Default Values for Fields.
Backfill to existing items: Specify that the default value will apply to any existing items that were created before the default value was set. This option is available for Binary/Trinary, Date/Time, Multi-Selection, Numeric, Single Selection, and Text fields.
|Attributes||Required: Specify that users must
set a value for the field. This option is disabled for
On forms, the label of a required field typically appears to the user in red or green italics, though that can be modified globally in SBM System Administrator.
Allow mass update: Make the field available when users mass update items in the project or auxiliary table. Mass updates let users transition, update, or delete multiple primary items simultaneously and update or delete multiple auxiliary items simultaneously. See Configuring Mass Updates for related information. This option is not supported for File and URL fields.
Require appended text: Specify that users must append text to the field during every transition. This option is available when the Required check box is selected, and when Journal is selected on the Options tab.
Require appended file/URL: Specify that users must add a file or URL to the field during every transition. This option is available for File and URL fields when the Required check box is selected, and when Allow multiple files or Allow multiple URLs is selected on the Options tab.
Read only: Configure the field so that it can be viewed but not edited by users.
Append only: For File and URL fields, specify that users can only add files or URLs, preventing users from modifying existing files or URLs.
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