Sets the extended data type of a control.

Applies To

  • Page Fields
  • Table Fields


The value of this property overrides the value of the table field and it converts a text field into one of the following:

  • None
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • URL
  • Filter (used on reports)
  • Ratio (to monitor the progress bar)
  • Masked (displays the value as dots)

This property affects the layout and behavior of controls on a page. Use it to add an icon next to an input field to indicate whether the field relates to a telephone number, email address, or URL. This property applies validation to the field.

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