Number Field

Number Field sports many of the same features as Text Field but only accepts numeric input.

The input can be decimal, integral or big decimal.

You can specify a unit as a prefix or suffix for the field.

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<vaadin-number-field label="Balance" value="200">
  <div slot="prefix">$</div>
</vaadin-number-field>

<vaadin-number-field label="Balance" value="200">
  <div slot="suffix"></div>
</vaadin-number-field>

Common Input Field Features

Number Field includes all Text Field and shared input field features.

Stepper Controls

Stepper controls allow the user to quickly make small adjustments.

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<vaadin-integer-field value="2" has-controls min="0" max="9"></vaadin-integer-field>

Minimum & Maximum Value

The valid input range of a Number Field can be set by defining minimum and maximum values.

You can set the Helper text to instruct about the range.

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<vaadin-integer-field
  label="Quantity"
  helper-text="Max 10 items"
  min="0"
  max="10"
  value="2"
  has-controls
></vaadin-integer-field>

Step

The step value of a Number Field defines the allowed number intervals.

It specifies the amount by which the value increases/decreases when using the Up/Down arrow keys or the stepper controls.

It also invalidates the field if an entered value does not align with the specified step.

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<vaadin-number-field
  label="Duration (hours)"
  step="0.5"
  value="12.5"
  has-controls
></vaadin-number-field>

Number Type Variants

Integer Field

To only allow entering integer numbers, you can use the Integer Field:

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<vaadin-integer-field label="X" value="-1284"></vaadin-integer-field>

<vaadin-integer-field label="Y" value="3910"></vaadin-integer-field>

BigDecimal Field

Java developers that need to support the BigDecimal type can use Big Decimal Field:

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BigDecimalField bigDecimalField = new BigDecimalField();
bigDecimalField.setLabel("Result");
bigDecimalField.setWidth("240px");
bigDecimalField.setValue(new BigDecimal("948205817.472950487"));
add(bigDecimalField);

Best Practices

Number Field should be used for actual number values such as counts and measures. Do not use it for other digit-based values such as telephone, credit card, and social security numbers. These values can have leading zeros and be greater than Number Field’s maximum supported value.

When applicable, set the most common choice as the default value. For example, airline, bus, train and other travel companies typically default the number of passengers to 1.