Fields can be marked as mandatory, meaning they must contain a value before the
record can be saved. Mandatory fields are marked with a field status indicator before the
Role required: personalize_dictionary
A mandatory field that populated by the platform with default data, such as a value
from a client script, does not display the indicator. If you delete this value from
the field, however, the indicator appears. The color of the indicator depends on the
field state. For more information, see UI16 and UI15 field status indicators or UI11 field status indicators.
Right-click the field's label in the form and select Configure
In the Dictionary form, select the
Mandatory check box.
The next time the form is opened, a field status indicator appears next to
the field label, indicating that a value is mandatory.
Note: Mandatory fields are global. The field is marked as mandatory
everywhere it appears in a form.
Mandatory Reference Fields
A form can be saved with an empty
mandatory field, if that field is a reference field (derived from another
table) and if the parent field is also blank. However, if the mandatory
reference field shows a value from the parent field, then the form cannot be
saved if this value is deleted. If the value in the referenced field is
changed, the value for that field is changed everywhere it