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'Created By' Field Type
'Created By' Field Type

When do I use the "Created By" Field Type?

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Written by Jamiu Ozigi
Updated over a week ago

What is the Created By Field?

The Created By field shows the author of any record on the Quabbly board. This author is any user you add to your account. Whenever a new record is created by such a user, this field help display the creator's identity

How to create a Created By Field on a Board

To create a "Created By" field:

  1. Click on the + symbol to the right of the last field header in the Table view.

  2. This pops up a form page, on which you click on Field type to select the "Created By" field

    💡 Note: Created By field type is a system-generated field type. 
  3. Input the field name and description.

  4. Mark any of the boxes (Required, Make field unique, and hide on Table ) to define special characters for the field.

  5. Then click on the submit button to append the field to the board.

When is a Created By Field Required?

This field is required in a situation where you want to know the author of any record on a board.

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