Field administration The topics listed on this page provide information on field administration. Introduction to fieldsThe individual pieces of data in a record are called fields.HTML field typeThe HTML editor provides WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) functionality and HTML source mode editing. Administrators can customize some of the functionality associated with HTML fields. Add an image fieldImage fields enable you to add images to forms.Journal fieldsThere are three types of journal field: journal, journal_list, and journal_input.Percent complete fieldsAdministrators can create percent complete fields, which accept decimal input and appear as progress bars when displayed in lists.Phone number fieldsThe E.164 phone number standard ensures that all necessary information for a phone number is included and properly formatted to successfully route an international call over a territory's public telephone network.Watch listsWatch lists allow multiple users to subscribe to notifications of a task.Wiki fieldsWikitext fields use the basic wiki markup language and support links to external URLs and to sources within the system.Choice listsA choice list is a type of field that lets the user select from a pre-defined set of choices.Define field stylesField styles allow you to declare individual CSS styles for a field in a list or form.Managing record numberingRecords in tables can be numbered automatically.Field spell checkingSpell checking can be added to any journal field, such as a Comments box or an HTML editor.Condition count widgetThe condition count widget can be activated on condition fields to display a preview of the records that would meet the current set of conditions.Reference fieldsA reference field stores a reference to a field on another table. For example, the Caller field on the Incident table is a reference to the User [sys_user] table. Create a document ID fieldYou can create document ID fields to reference any record on any table.Field normalizationField Normalization includes two features: normalization and transformation.Data policyData policies enable you to enforce data consistency by setting mandatory and read-only states for fields.Data lookup and record matching supportThe data lookup and record matching feature enables administrators to define rules that automatically set one or more field values when certain conditions are met.Suggestion fieldsA suggestion field allows users to select predefined text in addition to entering text.