# Capture supply requests
This how-to covers how to create patterns that capture supply requests. These are meant to gain immediate insight into what's out of stock and, over time, help to determine where to best allocate resources.
You should be familiar with creating new patterns.
# Conference room supply request example
This pattern captures a supply request for a conference room using a group of checkboxes indicating the items to restock and a free-form text input to capture additional details or items that aren't listed.
supplies: type: checkboxes items: - Whiteboard markers - Whiteboard erasers - A/V adapters - Chairs - Something else title: What needs to be restocked? additional_comment: type: textarea title: Something else or other details? placeholder: E.g. Red pens