Ensure that users fill in the forms in an application correctly by supplying
brief instructions. Provide additional information for users through labels, helper
text, and placeholders that appear on form elements.
You can define helper text for editable input fields, such as text areas or check boxes.
Helper text does not appear above fields that are in a read-only view or are not used
for inputting data, such as paragraphs.
- In the navigation pane of
App Studio, click Case types, and then click the case type that
you want to open.
- In the work area, open a case by clicking Save and
- In the open case, navigate to the view with the control that you want to
- In the view, click Configure this view.
- In the configuration pane on the right, hover over the control that you want to
edit, and then click the Edit icon.
- On the General tab, define the label for the
- To keep the name of the property from which the control is sourced as
the label, select the Use property default check
- To use a custom label, clear the Use property
default check box, and then enter a new label.
- In the Placeholder list, specify the text that appears
in the control when it has no value assigned:
- To keep the placeholder space empty, select
- To add placeholder text, select Other, and then
select the text that you want to use.
- To add a placeholder that represents the format of the date used in a
Date time control, select
- In the Helper text list, specify the additional text
that appears in the control:
- To keep the helper text space empty, select
- To add inline helper text, select Always
visible/in-line, and then define the helper text
- To add a help icon that displays text on hover, select Help
icon with overlay on hover, and then enter the helper
- To add a tooltip, select Tooltip (not
recommended), and then define the helper text
Because tooltips are visible only on hover, they are not suitable for users
who rely on accessibility features.
- Click Apply.