There are many different field types within Senta, which allow you to collect and store a wide range of information. Data from these fields can then be pulled into emails and text messages using placeholders.





Field type
Description
Text box
A single line where you can enter text
Text area
A large area where you can enter multiple lines of text
Check box
Tick to select
Yes/no radios
Answer yes or no to a question
Lookup
Select from a dropdown menu
Date
Select a date
Month
Select a month
Day & month
Select a day and month
Quarter
Select which quarter 
URL
Enter a hyperlink
Twitter
Enter a Twitter @ link
Email address
Enter an email address
Telephone number
Enter a telephone number
Percent
Enter a percentage
Money
Enter an amount of money
Number
Enter a number
UserSelect a specialist from the practice users
ManagerSelect a user with practice manager permissions
Client roleUsed on the contacts tab - assign a role to a contact
ImageSave an image
DividerEverything below this field will display in a new column on the same form



Text box



Text area




Check box





Yes/no radios




Lookup


When editing a form template:



When completing a form:



For more information about lookups please click here.



Date





Month





Day & month





Quarter





URL






Twitter






Email address




Telephone number




Percent



Money



The practice currency can be changed under Settings > General settings > Display.


Number



It is important in any number fields in Senta to not include a comma e.g. £1234.56 rather than £1,234.56.



User



Manager




Client role


When editing the "edit contact" form:



When updating a contact on a client's contact tab:



For more information about this please click here for a guide to client contact roles.



Image



Divider




The above field types would display as follows in a completed form: