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Numeric Field Type

It would be ideal to have a numeric field field where you can set the number of decimals and only show the numeric keyboard.

Status: Completed

Text inputs now have a property called VirtualKeyboardMode. This is a hint to touch screen devices about what sort of virtual keyboard to use.

  • Text. For entering text in the user's language.
  • Numeric. For entering numbers, including decimals and negative numbers.
  • Auto. Use the same value as the Mode property of the text input.

Support varies depending on device. The keyboard layout and available keys may be different. For example, some Samsung devices do not have negative symbols in the default numeric keyboard. Users can always install a different Android keyboard that is suitable for their needs.

 

Minimum iOS version: 12.2

Recommended Android version: 9.0

Not supported on Windows.

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tahoon
Power Apps
Status changed to: Completed

Text inputs now have a property called VirtualKeyboardMode. This is a hint to touch screen devices about what sort of virtual keyboard to use.

  • Text. For entering text in the user's language.
  • Numeric. For entering numbers, including decimals and negative numbers.
  • Auto. Use the same value as the Mode property of the text input.

Support varies depending on device. The keyboard layout and available keys may be different. For example, some Samsung devices do not have negative symbols in the default numeric keyboard. Users can always install a different Android keyboard that is suitable for their needs.

 

Minimum iOS version: 12.2

Recommended Android version: 9.0

Not supported on Windows.

t12013
New Member

Hello 

t12013
New Member

Hei, could you guys please add a "-" sign to the numeric keyboard on iOS ?  

I have some input fields where i have to input negative numbers but there isnt a way how to do it, so users have to copy a "-" from somewhere else in the phone. 

 

If anyone else have some sort of workaround it would be nice. i have tried with just "-" in the default field but it doesnt work, 

 

Please add it 🙂

tahoon
Power Apps

As mentioned in the Idea, available keys vary according to device. Power Apps asks for a numeric keyboard and it is up to Android and iOS to decide what keys are included. You can send feedback to Apple that negative symbols should be included in numeric keyboards.

 

You can also set VirtualKeyboardMode to Text to ensure negative symbols are present. However, this will bring up the full keyboard.