# Examples: Text constants

In the following formula, the Author field contains "Mary Chen."

- If you enter the following as a field default value formula, the word Cost appears as the value in the field.
`"Cost"`

- The formula is:
`"From: " + Author + " (" + @Text(@Created) + ")"`

The result is:

`From: Mary Chen (11/30/2000 02:39:55 PM)`

- The formula is:
`"From:" + @Repeat(" "; 8) + Author + " (" + @Text(@Created) + ")"`

The result is:

`From: Mary Chen (11/30/2000 02:52:33 PM)`

- The formula is:
`"Type \"Yes\" or \"No\""`

The result is:

`Type "Yes" or "No"`

- The formula is:
`{Type "Yes" or "No"}`

The result is (same as the preceding example):

`Type "Yes" or "No"`

- The formula is:
`"Type \\Yes\\ or \\No\\"`

The result is:

`Type \Yes\ or \No\`