MESH Operations Management - Web Platform

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Written by Kyla Kearns, Rob, and Alannah Connell
Form screens

Introduction to form screens

Forms are the primary way of capturing data on our platform. Learn more about them and how to use them.
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Create and design a form screen

Learn about the variety of form fields and how to design your custom form screen.
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Create a formula

Learn how to create placeholders, operators and formula functionality.
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Edit form entries

Updating or changing form entries.
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Formula building: operators & functions

Examples of commonly used functions and hints to help you use them.
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Workflow a form entry between users

Learn about our process step field type that allows multiple users to work on a task.
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Barcode field type

Scan barcodes and QR codes to form screens, improve scan accuracy and trigger actions on scan.
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Choices field type

A variety of different ways to provide users with choices throughout your form.
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Near field communication (NFC) field type

Build form screens that read and write NFC tags.
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Table field type

Learn the basics of our table field type and how to pre-populate tables.
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Date/Time field type

Learn about date and time value functionality and implications.
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Import fields from Excel

Reduce time spent recreating forms by importing fields from an excel template.
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Advanced form functions

Get more out of your forms by using advanced form functions in your form design.
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Forms FAQ

Get answers for common forms related questions.
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Form recipes

Formula cheat sheet

An extensive list of formulas that can be used in MESH.
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Custom validation for user answers

Define a form formula to ensure an answer value is valid in order for the user to proceed.
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Find a data source row from a barcode scan

Scan barcodes into a choices field to retrieve information about a data source.
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Calculate the time elapsed between two form fields

Track how long it takes a user to fill out a form.
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Global Values- Save values for reuse/defaulting

Save time by storing values on a device to reuse in screens.
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Repeatedly scan barcodes/QR Codes

A few ways to create a list of barcodes scanned through a form.
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Incremental counting using action buttons

Count how many times an action button is pressed in a form.
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Generate a unique number/code

Link data to create a meaningful and unique number code.
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Customized form navigation

Allow users to navigate forward and backward to pages on a form.
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Required condition fields

Define a formula that will control whether or not a form field is required.
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Formula FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked formula questions.
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Cascading choices fields

Allow answers from one choices field to populate the available options for the subsequent field.
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Dynamic values: Answers & calculations

Create a formula that generates a result that is assigned as a field's answer.
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Visibility functions: Showing and hiding form fields

Show or hide fields based on the answers from a previous question.
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Dynamic titles and hints

Create a field title/hint that includes a value from a previous field.
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FAQ & troubleshooting

Why aren't screens/docs showing on my device?

Restoring access of your screens and docs through folder restrictions.
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How do I log into the mobile app?

MESH Operations app download and set up.
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Why is my job taking longer to process?

A few reasons why a job might have a longer processing time than expected.
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How does your support work?

Contacting our support team through our help desk or email.
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Why aren't photo/video/audio files available on a data page?

Ensuring your uploads are complete.
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Why can't my Android devices receive data?

Learn about Android SSL certificates, issues and authority.
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Why aren't icons showing in Internet Explorer?

Enabling your browser to download and show web fonts.
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Add and store metadata values to user/organization accounts

Learn how to add, edit and access metadata.
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Where do you host your servers? Can I host somewhere else?

Microsoft Azure US East data center, and alternate options if needed.
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Can I use external GPS devices with the app?

Learn about external GPS compatibility and set up.
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What is the cloud platform's IP address?

Know the platforms IP's for firewall & white listing purposes.
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Can I launch other apps on user's device from within a screen?

Test and use custom URL schemes in your web browser.
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Enable location/GPS on Windows devices

Configure location services on your windows device to obtain optimal GPS accuracy.
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How do I get the most accurate geocoding results?

Learn how to format addresses' in order to increase accuracy.
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Are there limits or maximum fields in a screen?

Learn about data limits that may affect device memory and performance impact.
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Improve the battery life of field devices

Learn how GPS settings, mobile device processors and screen brightness impact battery life.
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What device should I buy?

Our recommendations for device brand, quality and size.
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How do I connect my account to Google Drive/Spreadsheet/Dropbox/FTP/OneDrive etc?

Learn how to connect your account to external accounts.
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Why is my GPS capture slow?

How desired accuracy, sky line of sight, device quality and GLONASS impact GPS capture speed.
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What's the difference between form entry completed time and received time?

Learn about our softwares device-specific completed time and platform-specific received time.
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Why are platform emails being bounced/blocked?

Learn about Sender Policy Framework records and mail rules.
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What devices/operating systems are supported?

A few things to keep in mind for software compatibility.
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How secure is my data?

An in-depth look at how we ensure your data is secure as possible.
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How do I filter what users see on the app and website?

Learn how to restrict user visibility, access and manage user groups.
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Why don't my form connectors run immediately?

Understanding and reducing delays in form connector run time.
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When does the app check for and synchronize updates?

Learn about predefined synchronization intervals and how to ensure it's successful.
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