Understand email field

Understand email field

The email field enables your users to enter a valid email address. It validates if the email address entered is in the format: xx@xx.xx. Below is how an email field looks on a form:

  • When a user accesses from a web browser:

  • When a user accesses from a phone or tablet:

Character limits

The email field can accept a maximum of 255 characters.

Experience while entering data

If a user enters an invalid input in the email field, form submission will fail and the user will be prompted as follows:
  • When a user accesses it from a web browser:
    1. The Invalid entries found message will appear in a pop-up window
    2. Clicking Okay will close the pop-up window and display an error message below that email field
       
  • When a user accesses it from a phone/tablet:
    1. The Invalid entries found message will appear in a pop-up window
    2. Clicking Done will close the pop-up window and display an error message below that email field

Features

With respect to the user-experience of the email field on a form, you can:

By default, when your user accesses an email field in a report, the email addresses appear clickable on a web browser and tappable on a phone or tablet. When your clicks/taps an email address, the default email app of that device is launched and a blank mail is drafted to that email address

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