Default values in text fields are not displaying in CRM for iPad when creating a record. Default values in text fields display Online as expected when creating a record. Are Default Values in Text Fields Supported in CRM for iPad?
Default values in text fields are not supported with CRM for iPad. These values populate on a record after it is created and synced.
An enhancement request should be entered if this functionality is required. A work-around is to use a picklist field instead of a text field. Default values are supported in CRM for iPad for picklist fields.
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