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Change the field label or hint

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Change the field label or hint

You can change a field's label or the text that appears as a hint when you point your cursor to the field.

Before you begin

Role required: personalize_dictionary


  1. Navigate to the form the field appears on.
  2. Right-click the field label and select Configure Label.
  3. Update the form.
    Table 1. Changing the Field Label or Hint
    Field Description
    Table The table the label appears on.
    Label The label that the field displays. You can enter up to 80 characters for the label, but not all databases support this many characters. The recommended maximum is 30 or fewer characters. HTML in field labels is not supported.
    Plural The plural version of the field label.
    Element The dictionary name of the field.
    Help Helpful text stored in the record.
    Hint A short description of the field that displays when the user hovers over it.
    URL A URL link that displays on the label if this field is not blank.
    URL target A target attribute that determines where the URL will open. For information on the target attributes, see this W3Schools article.
  4. Click Update.