A field is said to be mandatory where the user should not leave the field blank.
How to make a Field Mandatory
To make a field mandatory you need to follow the following steps.
Goto Customize Page
- Now click on the required component in the Page layout.
- In the property pallet you will be provided with attributes of the corresponding component.
- Select Item Type drop down and select the required Field Type.
- Once the Field Type is selected, below it the properties are displayed .
- Here a Allow Blank Checkbox is provided. To make the field mandatory disable the checkbox.
- There are different Field Types to which this property is associated.They are Attachments,Combobox, Date Field, Email, Lov Field, Number Field, Phone, Rich Text,Text Area,Text Field.