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    How can I change the background colour of the text area for the form calculation widget?

    Asked by Varun1103 on December 13, 2016 at 08:33 AM

    I wish to change the colour of the text area for this form field:

    Please do let me know if this is possible.




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    Answered by Ian on December 13, 2016 at 09:16 AM

    I am not sure what color you would prefer

    but you can add the following code in INJECT CSS section 



    background-color: #9C27B0;


    Change the color as per your wish

    To know more about custom CSS please visit https://www.jotform.com/help/117-How-to-Inject-Custom-CSS-Codes

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    Answered by Jan on December 13, 2016 at 09:20 AM

    It is possible to change the background color of the input field. Please use the CSS code below to change the color of that specific field.

    #input_287 {
    background-color: green !important;

    Here's a guide on How-to-Inject-Custom-CSS-Codes. Here's the result:

    Hope that helps. Thank you.

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    Answered by Varun1103 on December 14, 2016 at 12:40 AM

    Hey guys,


    Thanks a lot for the prompt response. This worked out beautifully!



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    Answered by Ian on December 14, 2016 at 12:53 AM

    I am glad that solution provided by us, worked for you.

    Please open a new thread if you face any other issue.