The number field is great for when you wish to capture any numerical values associated with your Goals, Updates, Tasks and Risks. This could be things such as dollars spent OR SOMETHING.
You can change the text and background colors on the field's title. This is can help draw users attention to it or distinguish it from other fields.
You can also an description of your field to help explain what it is and what information should be captured in it. If a description is added users will be able to view it by hover over the (i) Icon next to the field.
By default when a new fields is created it will be mandatory for users to complete. However you can make any field an optional field if that piece of information is not always required.
You have the option to select a range in which uses should choose their value from. Users will then not be able to input anything outside that range.
There are three different display types in Cascade
- Free Input
- Group Name
There may be scenarios were you would like to do a calculation on an option without users have to select a number.
For example users you may want your users to select the likelihood of a Risk from a list of options. You can then associate a value to each one of those options and perform calculations on it. For example you could use likelihood and severity to determine Priority using the Formula attribute.
There is an option to select a default value for your number this could be the most common answer or the preferred selection.