Birthday field can be used to show exact age in table column. States it's a list of US states. And auto-complete allows more easiest input for pre-set list of values
Auto-complete functionality is a great way to add more power to your forms.
To auto complete from a database is very easy with the help of the Forms module.
We have added one more great feature for MyTaskHelper's users called Auto-Complete. It means that you can set some set of default values for your Single Line fields and MyTaskHelper will try to help your users to fill the field with auto-complete values by showing the list of possible values. When your user enters the first symbol in the field we will search in your predefined list of auto-complete values and will show the list of possible field values. Let's show it quickly on a small project. First of all make sure to create a new project for testing this feature. Then add a new form, it will be a very simple form with just a few fields.
Create a State field with the type of a Single Line. Set some description text for your users.
And now the most important thing - enter the list of auto-complete values, one per line. Click on auto-complete link.
And copy and paste the list of US States.
Here we are, let's see it in action.
Great, it definitely works! Now you can go ahead and improve your forms to add more power and to impress your users! ;)
To be honest, the previous example is not a very good example of how to add the States field because now we have such a field type in the Forms module! Select the States field and create a new field 'Choose your state'.
That's it, see how the States field works in action.
We keep improving our Online Form Builder. Making it more advanced, we give you new options. And today we are glad to introduce you one more field type - Birthday. Yes, it's just a birthday, but I should admit it's a so widely used field type! So why not to add it? We thought the same and just added it. Thanks for My Task Helper's flexibility.
Create a new database for testing Birthday field.
Add a new testing birthday web form.
Now just go ahead and select Birthday type for your new Your Birthday field.
Now you are free to try it. Click on Add Record link and add your new Birthday field.
There is one more sweet thing to mention. Once you've added a record with your birthday you should see the age in the data table.
Yes, we calculate your age automatically for you. We will definitely go further and improve our search functionality to make it easier for you to search through your databases.
Now you know a few more tips how to make your amazing web forms more powerful, so go and improve the most beautiful of your forms!