How do I make a custom field mandatory in the Answers app?

Updated on October 13, 2020 04:16AM by Admin

The Answers App of Apptivo empowers businesses to customize their application. This includes making a particular field mandatory. With the help of the Master Layout option, users can now not only add new fields but also mark them as mandatory.

Steps to make a custom field mandatory

  • In the Answers App of Apptivo, select Settings from the App Header.
Answers App

  • Navigate to Customize App → Master Layout from the left navigation panel of the Settings page. The Master Layout will appear.
  • Here, choose any custom fields added to your layout. Here, Feature Type.

  • Click on it to view the field's Inspector tab. Scroll down to the Mandatory section to mark this field as mandatory.
Inspector Tab

  • Once the Mandatory toggle is enabled, an asterisk (*) symbol appears before the field. This indicates that the field is marked as mandatory.
Enabled Toggle

  • Save the changes.
Changes Saved

  • Consider creating a new question without adding the value in the field marked as mandatory.
Create Answer

  • When you attempt to create this question, you will receive an error message asking you to fill the mandatory field.
Error Message

  • Once all the mandatory fields are filled, you can create a question easily.

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