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Record Creation/Modification Date

Record Creation/Modification Date

Record Creation/Modification Date Element

The record creation/modification date allows for a date field within in a directory to be automatically populated based on either the date the entry is created or the date the entry is modified.

1. Drag and drop the ‘Record creation/modification date’ element into the appropriate location:

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2. Click Configure:

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3. Edit/configure:

Field  

Enter the element (database) label.

Display Date            

From the drop down list select either created or last modified to automatically populate the field for entries.

Physical Width 

Enter the width in percentage of the page for the element.

Answer on a New Line       

If required check to place the answer field below the question. Useful where the amount of text stored in the database field is likely to be large.

Show In Detail Page

Select whether this field is displayed when the full (i.e. detailed) database record is displayed. Useful if some fields need to be searchable but hidden from view.

Summary Page Options

Selects whether this field is displayed in the summary listing. Also, allows the field to be displayed as a link, which, when clicked, display the detailed database record. You can also list the data ordered on the basis of this element.

Note: if required select Order Records by This Field. This option allows the user to click on the field label and sort entries by this field.

Listing Page Options

Selects whether this field is display when the directory is rendered as a list.

Note: this option applies if the directory is to be displayed via an RSS feed.

Note: if required select Order Records by This Field. This option allows the user to click on the field label and sort entries by this field.

Include in Keyword Search

Specifies whether a directory keyword search should include the values of this database field. 

Show Key/Value Pair           

Tick to display the question and data when viewing individual records. Un-tick to only display the data and not the question. Useful if you want the question text to be hidden. 

Use as Page Title     

If required, check to Use the field entry to create a page title for the detail page.

4. Select Update Element to save.

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