# string

string adds an editable text field to the schema.

# Example

// Single line
  name: 'author',
  label: 'Author',
  type: 'string'
// Multiple line
  name: 'authors',
  label: 'Authors',
  type: 'string',
  textarea: true

# Settings

Property Type Default Description
name string Sets the name of the field in the database
label string Sets the label of the field that the user sees
required boolean false If true, the field is mandatory
contextual boolean false If true, it will prevent the field from appearing in a dialog box
type string Specifies the field type
readOnly boolean false If true, prevents the user from editing the field
help string Help text for the field that will appear with the field's label
htmlHelp string Help text with support for HTML markup
pattern string Regular expression to validate entries
patternErrorMessage string Error message to display if pattern does not match
textArea boolean false If true, create a larger text areas
searchable boolean true If false, content from the area will not appear in search results.
min integer Sets the minimum number of characters allowed
max integer Sets the maximum number of characters allowed
sortify boolean false If true, creates "sortified" fields