Standard fields used in templates

The following fields are frequently used in the templates that ship with Domino® Designer. You may want to follow the same standards in databases you design to maintain consistency and make it easier to share information between forms.

Field name

Field purpose


Editable rich-text field that stores most of the information in a document.


Hidden, computed-when-composed, date/time field that uses the formula @Created.


Computed-when-composed, Authors field that uses the formula @UserName.


Editable text field that contains a one-line document summary.