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    Ability to add line breaks on default value of the Long Text Entry field.

    Asked by yourinvites on April 06, 2017 at 06:28 PM

    Why can i not create new lines for the default value of a long text entry. It only gives 1 line in the advanced options when building the forms. I want to be able to show the default like




    Line 2

    Line 3


    not line1line2line3


    this is just stupid.De

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on April 06, 2017 at 07:52 PM

    Thanks for letting us know. I have forwarded a request to our back-end team to allow adding line breaks in default value for the Long Text Entry field. You will be updated via this thread if this gets implemented.

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    JotForm Developer

    Answered by berkay on April 10, 2017 at 04:01 AM


    We have implemented multiple line support for default value in long text entry. You can change it from

    Question Properties -> Advanced tab