Now that we know about the existence of Hidden Field Types in Servicenow, it is time to inspect one of them: Week of Month
In this post, we will see how to create a new Week of Month field, how it looks in a form and some of its properties.
Creating a Week of Month field
The quickest way is to use the following URL (substitute <instance_name> by the name of the instance):
It will open the form to create a new field with the Type already populated. You just need to select the Table and set the Column label and Column Name.
Week of Month in a form
The new field is displayed as a select box.
Values and Validation
Week of Month extends Integer.
It stores the number of the selected week.
These are the values for each of the options:
- 1 = First
- 2 = Second
- 3 = Third
- 4 = Fourth
- 5 = Fifth
- 6 = Sixth
If we manipulate the value of the field, it will ignore all characters except for the digits between 1 and 6
Week of Month field includes out of the box translations.
This is how it looks in Spanish:
Unfortunately, the field type Week of Month is not displayed properly in Service Portal.