Linked Text Fields

You can link text fields from one Event Form into another Event Form

You can link text fields from one Event Form into another Event Form

Make sure you click on the Linked Text  field to link to an Event Form. If you click on Profile Linked Text, you will be linking to a Profile form.

Once you click on Linked Text, you will be able to link to any Event Form field in the system

Once you click on Linked Text, you will be able to link to any Event Form field in the system

Go to the Calculation section and select which Form you want to link from (all of the Event Forms on the system will be available to choose from)

Go to the Calculation section and select which Form you want to link from (all of the Event Forms on the system will be available to choose from)

For this example we are going to link from the Anthropometry Event Form

Now choose the Field that you want to link from out of all of the Fields in that Event Form

Now choose the Field that you want to link from out of all of the Fields in that Event Form

Select from all of the fields in the previously chosen Event Form. You can actually link to many different types of field and use them in a Linked Text field. You can pull through numeric, option, and even date fields but you do not have the same options to use these fields in calculations or in the reports section.

For this example we are going to link to the comments field.

Now choose the Values (discussed in the first lesson on Linked Fields). For this example we are using Newest.

Now choose the Values (discussed in the first lesson on Linked Fields). For this example we are using Newest.

Set up the Manual Update and the Update Range according to your needs (discussed in the first lesson on Linked Fields)

Set up the Manual Update and the Update Range according to your needs (discussed in the first lesson on Linked Fields)

Just as additional examples we have also included a number, a date and an option field from the Anthropometry form as linked Text fields

Just as additional examples we have also included a number, a date and an option field from the Anthropometry form as linked Text fields

The image here shows how the Text fields look in a Data Capture Form on the system. The most recent data is pulled through.

This just gives you an example of how the fields look when you use text linked fields. Be mindful that if you link numeric fields or option fields you cannot use these as filters in the Reports section as they will only be recognised as Text.

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