Field Question Settings: "Required" enables you to specify that a question in the Event Form MUST be entered before the Event Form can be saved on the application

On some forms you may have fields that must be entered before they can event form can be saved and closed. To enable this you simply need to specify that the field is a required field.

To specify that a field must be entered before the event form can be saved (e.g. the save and close button is hidden until it is entered) you need to select that it is Required on the Question Settings

To specify that a field must be entered before the event form can be saved (e.g. the save and close button is hidden until it is entered) you need to select that it is Required on the Question Settings

The image here shows that in the blood pressure form, the field "Test taken" has been set to required. This means that it must be entered before it can be saved on the application. The image in the step below shows that without that field being entered the save and close is hidden.

The field is highlighted in red and the Save and Close button is hidden until that field is entered.

The field is highlighted in red and the Save and Close button is hidden until that field is entered.

 

Once the field is entered on the form it can be saved and closed (as shown here)

Once the field is entered on the form it can be saved and closed (as shown here)

 

You can have multiple fields as required fields in an event form, and they can be different type of fields (as shown here in this injury record).

You can have multiple fields as required fields in an event form, and they can be different type of fields (as shown here in this injury record).

Each of the different types of fields shown here had their required field ticked on their question settings. This means a user cannot save this new record on the application until they have entered in data into each of these fields.

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