Fields are defined as mandatory with the Mandatory Registry entry. Any field in any module can be defined as mandatory and there may be many mandatory fields in any one module. In most cases, fields are defined as mandatory at the group default level and are the same for all users.
It is possible to make one or more fields in a module mandatory. If an attempt is made to save a record without adding a value to a mandatory field, a warning message will display and the cursor will move to an incomplete mandatory field.
To highlight that a field is mandatory, it is possible to provide a background colour for mandatory fields: