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Manage fields on People

Create person fields

To create a new Person field, open a person's profile.

  1. Click + New field.

  2. Enter a name for your field.

  3. Select a type for your field. The default type will be text.

  4. Click Create.

You can also create Person fields from your workplace settings following the same steps.

Update and reorder person fields

You can update the value of a person field by clicking the placeholder text to the right of the field name.

A person field’s name can be updated by clicking on it. The type of a person field can be changed, however be aware that the values stored in that field may be removed if the field type is changed.

You can also drag and drop each field to rearrange their display order.

Supported person field types

We currently support the following person field types:

  • Boolean – A toggle switch for true / false.

  • Date – Any date in the format YYYY-MM-DD.

  • Email – Any valid email address.

  • NPS – Any number from 0-10 on the Net Promoter Score scale.

  • Number – Any positive or negative integer.

  • Phone – Any valid phone number.

  • Text – Any text characters, up to a maximum of 300.

  • URL – Any valid website link or URL.

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Last updated 24 March 2022
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