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This element creates a question and allows the user to type a numerical answer. An example of a Numeric element in a Directory could be:

Form builder module account number screenshot v7

Numeric Element

1. Drag and drop the Numeric element into the appropriate location:

Form builder module number field icon screenshot v7

2. Configure the element. The following view will be displayed:

Directory numeric element configuration

Ž3. Edit/configure:


Enter an appropriate question.


Select whether the question and answers are displayed in two separate columns, or whether the answers sit under the question as rows in a single column.

Physical Width 

Enter the width of the answer box in percentage of the screen. 


Check if required.  

Default Value 

If required, prepopulate the element with a default value. 

Character Limit

If required, enter an appropriate character limit for the field.

Pad with zeros up to minimum width

If required, add the number of zeros to add to the beginning of the number. For example, if one user has a membership number of 123 and another is 12345, padding with 2 zeros would render the first number as 00123 to ensure that all numbers have the same amount of characters.

Autopopulate with an Easysite Id number

If required, check to add the Easysite created user id number.

Min. Value

Enter an appropriate value.

Max. Value

Enter an appropriate value.

Show As

Select if the element and the responses are to render in the Records view when managing responses. If the element is to display select whether or not is displays as a link to the full response.


If required, check to allow the administrator to sort records by this field.

Include in Keyword Search

If required, check to make the element searchable.

Provide as Search Option

If required, check to provide a dedicated search option for this field.

Show Key/Value Pair

If required, check to display the question and the answers when viewing an individual form response.

Use as Page Title

Uses the field entry to create a Title for the detail page.