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    Configurable List widget: How do I include a colon in Hint Text?

    Asked by harvardyearbook on January 18, 2017 at 03:12 PM

    How do I include a colon in Hint Text? How do I include commas in options for a dropdown?



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Set Up the Configurable List Widget

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    Answered by Jan on January 18, 2017 at 04:48 PM

    Unfortunately, you cannot add a colon in the Hint Text in the Configurable List widget. You also cannot put commas in drop down because it is use for separating the options.

    You can only do this in the regular input fields and not in the Configurable List widget.

    Thank you for understanding.

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    Answered by harvardyearbook on January 18, 2017 at 05:33 PM

    Will this functionality be added anytime soon? Are there any other such restrictions for this widget?

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    Answered by EltonCris on January 18, 2017 at 08:48 PM

    Please check this article to learn more about configurable list widget https://www.jotform.com/help/282-How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget

    You can't use the delimiter symbols like comma or colon in the default value or hint text because they are used to separate the field types, labels and options as also mentioned by my colleague. I'm afraid changing this would require full restructure of the code. 

    I think there are no other restrictions other than this.