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Field Types

There are many different field types available to add to your collections. This page lists and explains the different field types and when you could use them.

Text

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
TextA simple text input where you can write any characters, numbers, and spaces.

John Doe

example text

hello world

Rich TextA text input where you can add formatting like bold, italics, underline, and bullet points.

Rich Text Example

<b>Rich</b> <em>Text</em>

Email AddressAn input specifically for email addresses, allowing you to use one click to send an email.

john.doe@example.com

jane@example.co

WebsiteAn input specifically for website URLs. This will automatically add a link to the website, and verifies you've entered the address correctly.

https://www.example.com

www.example.org

Phone NumberAn input specifically for phone numbers.

01223 626261

(123) 456-7890

+1-555-1234

Computed (Text)Text that can include other fields in the record using a template.

$FIELD_1 ($FIELD_2)

Numeric

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
NumberA numeric input that accepts only numbers.

42

3.14

-10

PercentageA numeric input representing a percentage, not limited to 0% to 100%.

99%

50%

1%

120%

ProbabilityA numeric input representing the likelihood of an event occurring, expressed as a percentage.

Certain (100%)

Likely (75%)

Unlikely (25%)

Impossible (0%)

CurrencyA numeric input representing money or monetary value.

£100

Phone NumberAn input specifically for phone numbers.

01223 626261

(123) 456-7890

+1-555-1234

Computed (Number)A number that is calculated from other fields in the record using a formula.

= $FIELD_1 + $FIELD_2

Measurement

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
LengthA numeric input representing a length

1.5 m

2.5 km

3 mm

Distance (mileage)A numeric input representing a distance, in miles

1.5 mi

500 mi

AreaA numeric input representing an area

1.5 m²

2.5 km²

33 ha

63.4 cm²

VolumeA numeric input representing a volume

3 l

1.5 m³

568 ml

WeightA numeric input representing a weight, in kilograms.

1.5 kg

340 kg

DurationA numeric input representing an amount of time

1.5 s

2 min 30 s

20 ms

DataA numeric input representing a quantity of data

1.5 MB

2.5 GB

3 TB

AngleA numeric input representing an angle, in degrees.

45°

180°

360°

Date & Time

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
DateA date input with a calendar picker.

20/12/2020

04/07/2021

31/10/1995

Date + TimeA date and time input with a combined calendar and time-picker.

20/12/2020 14:30

04/07/2021 09:15

31/10/1995 23:45

MonthA date, but only the month and year.

December 2020

July 2021

October 1995

YearA date, but only the year.

1857

2021

1985

Location

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
LocationAn input for geographic addresses.

St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS

1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500

Choice

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
Yes / NoA true/false value or a binary choice

True

False

Yes

No

SelectA dropdown menu where you can choose one option from a predetermined list.

Red

Blue

Green

Multi-SelectA dropdown menu where you can choose multiple options from a predetermined list.

Red, Blue, Green

Green, Blue

People

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
ColleagueA user in your Kinabase organisation

John Doe

Jane Smith

Bob Johnson

ColleaguesA list of users in your Kinabase organisation

John Doe, Jane Smith, Bob Johnson

File

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
FileA single file, like a document, image, or spreadsheet, that can be uploaded and stored.

example.docx

image.png

spreadsheet.xlsx

ImageA single image file, with the option to take a photo with your device's camera.

photo.jpg

Compliance

Field TypeDescriptionExamples
Risk ScoreA risk score calculated from the likelihood and impact of a risk.

Low

Medium

High

Critical