How can I add a large text are that is editable by the user and pre-populate the text box?

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    Asked on June 20, 2012 at 04:17 PM
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    Answered on June 20, 2012 at 04:43 PM

    Hi, to pre-populate a text area you must first drag'n'drop text area object inside your form.

    2nd step is right click on it and choose "Show Properties".

    3th and final step is fill in "Default value" field. What you type in this field are pre-populated inside field.


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    Answered on June 20, 2012 at 04:49 PM
    It won’t allow all the text I need in the area. An example of what I want to pre-populate is below.

    Hello, this is [Enter Practice Name] calling to remind that you have an appointment on scheduled for at with . Please contact us 24 hours in advance at [XXX-XXX-XXXX] if you must cancel your appointment.

    It is very important that you respond to one of the following options.
    To confirm your appointment, press (1).
    To replay this message, press (2).
    To cancel your appointment, press (5).
    Response to (1) - Thank you for confirming your appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon.
    Response to (5) – We are sorry that you will be unable to keep your appointment. Please call us at your earliest convenience to reschedule an appointment time. Thank you.

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    Answered on June 20, 2012 at 04:54 PM

    I've edited your form "Appointment Reminder Scripts".


    Please open it in preview mode and let me know if this solve your problem :)


    If yes please open form in editor mode and check "text area" properties.


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    Answered on June 20, 2012 at 05:18 PM
    Not really – I have no way to format the area with your tools.
    But thanks and I am working on the other form (ClientTell – implementation Detail) to try and make it work. I keep getting weird returns in the line feeds.

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