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Phone-home Multi phone

This component adds an "add phone" option, which allows the user to enter multiple phone numbers to a form, if desired. In the image shown, the Phone-home Multi phone component is outlined in red:

Phone-home Multi phone on a form

Field Properties

The field properties are described as follows.

Form-Multi-Phone-Prop-3x-50.PNG properties


The Style property allows you to change the way that a control element appears on a form.

You can select a style from the following options:

  • << None >>
  • Text
  • Title
  • Label
  • Hyperlink
  • Note

You can also click add/edit to add another style or edit the selected style, choosing from different fonts, sizes, colors, and other style elements.

Select font, size, color, and other style elements

Clicking Save as allows you to name and save the style you just added/edited, and that style becomes available in the drop-down selector for the Style and Edit Style properties.

Save the style with a new name

Edit Style

The Edit Style property allows you to select the style defined in the Style property. The style you select here is what is shown on the form.


The Name property allows you to change the name of the control as it appears on the Control Palette. For example, you can change the name "Phone-home Multi phone" to simply "Phone" or anything else.

Form label

The Form label is the text label for this control, and it is shown on the form itself. For example, specifying form label "Phone" will display "Phone" on the form beside the phone number fields.

Display Type

For this control, the display type is automatically set to Multi phone. Note that there are many other display types from which to choose.

Display type selection

Data field array

The data field array is a variable that gets and fills in contact data on the form. For this control, the Data field is automatically set to Contact.phones.


  • Editable - Select this option to allow the user to edit the field on the form.
  • Required - Select this option to require the user to fill in the field on the form.

Hint text form empty fields

You provide a hint to the people completing this form by entering some text into Hint text form empty fields (e.g., "your phone number" or "home, mobile, or business phone").

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