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



Due to the purpose of the Check box field type, it is not possible to make this field mandatory as part of a form.  



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: