Rating Field
Add dynamic rating scales to records
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Written by Jon Darbyshire
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The Rating field is perfect for those times when you want to capture qualitative, yet subjective values. It's among our favorite field types here at SmartSuite.

Display Formats & Options

Solution Managers can select from a range of display formats, colors, and labels to create powerful visuals in records and saved views:

  • Start with selecting the Scale, ranging from 1 to 10

  • Select the display format

  • Customize the color

  • Add labels for the bottom and top range as needed

  • Mark as required, as needed

Check out quick articles on Setting Default Field Values and Adding Help Text to fields.

Examples of Use

Assess Job Candidates in Hiring

The Hiring solution available in the SmartSuite Solution Library includes three Rating fields by default within the Interview app:

  • Position Fit

  • Cultural Fit

  • Recommendation Strength

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Rate New Feature Requests

Capture user ratings for new product feature requests.

Use Rating Values in Formula Fields

Rating field values can be used in calculations within the Formula fields.

Continuing from the above Hiring example, you can create an interview score that adds the value from the Position Fit and Cultural Fit, then multiply by the Recommendation Strength to generate a numeric Interview Score in a Formula Field that ranges from 0 to 100 according to the calculation:

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