Forms

How to Create Dynamic Dropdowns in Forms

Scenario. Dynamic dropdowns, also called dependent or cascading dropdowns, are actually just two related connection fields in a form. They allow you to show values in the second dropdown field based…

Sarto Jama
Updated 11 months ago by Sarto Jama

Add Read-Only Fields to a Form

This article will walk you through how to add fields to a form that will display a value but will not be editable by the user. Some sample use cases include: Display of Previously Entered Information…

Sarto Jama
Updated 11 months ago by Sarto Jama

How to Change the Layout of Forms

Scenario. Sometimes you need to collect a lot of information on a form. Which means being clear about the information you need and making it easy to input that information. Otherwise, you could get s…

Danielle Kellogg
Updated 6 months ago by Danielle Kellogg

Create a Multi-Part Form

Scenario. You would like your users to complete a form in steps, separated onto different pages. Some example use cases of this would be: Quizzes. Surveys. Job Applications. In this example, we will…

Sarto Jama
Updated 2 months ago by Sarto Jama

How to Allow Users to Add New Options in Forms

Scenario. However, in some cases, the correct response is not always available. In Knack, multiple choice and connection fields make it possible to allow your users to select from multiple options to…

Danielle Kellogg
Updated 11 months ago by Danielle Kellogg

How to Add Instructions to a Form

Scenario. Sometimes users misunderstand what information we want and we need to add in a little more direction to avoid hours of confirming the accuracy of information. For example, we have a multi-s…

Danielle Kellogg
Updated 2 months ago by Danielle Kellogg

How to Customize the Text on a Submit Button

Scenario. Sometimes all it takes is a little text to help your users know exactly what to do in your apps. When it comes to forms, changing the submit button text can be the difference between rarely…

Danielle Kellogg
Updated 1 month ago by Danielle Kellogg

How to Automatically Capture a User’s Location on a Form

Scenario. Forms work well for capturing information from any user. But mistakes can happen when entering information that creates more work for you! For example, let’s say you offer your customers on…

Sarto Jama
Updated 11 months ago by Sarto Jama

How to Use URL Variables to Pre-Populate a Form

Scenario. You want your users to fill out a form on your app and you’d like to have certain fields pre-populated for them. Example: You’re posting the link to a job application form on your website a…

Danielle Kellogg
Updated 11 months ago by Danielle Kellogg

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