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    Text field to remain fully visible when character limit is exceeded

    Asked by Argo32 on December 12, 2016 at 09:13 AM

    Hi,

    When i have created an option for further comments - is it possible that upon filling the field of visibility that the form takes a new line, therefore allowing all the text to remain visible?

     

    Thanks

     

    Kevin Scott

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    Answered by owen on December 12, 2016 at 09:37 AM

    Hi, 

    It is actually not possible to create a new line when the character limit of a text box field exceeded. You can increase the limit but that should distort the layout of your form in a bad way. 

    Please see what I mean:

    Character limit is being increased on the properties of a text box field:

    I have made it to be 100 (which was initially 60) characters on the cloned version of your form but it looks like this when I apply:

     

    I am not sure if you are using the text box field intentionally here. Because what should work better in your case is a text area field. It is also a text box itself but a much larger one. Please see how it looks:

     

     

    You can locate text area field here on the form builder:

    I hope this helps. 

    Please contact us again if you need any further assistance.