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    Asterisk for required field

    Asked by sunangst on January 06, 2011 at 12:40 PM

    I'm trying to develop a "subscribe to newsletter" form where the only field for someone to use is an email address. Would like it to validate and require an entry to avoid a bunch of blank submissions.

    Trying to make the form take up a minimal amount of space but the asterisk is above on a line by itself since there is nothing else there.

    Any way to require a field but not have the asterisk show?

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    Answered by aytekin on January 08, 2011 at 04:32 AM

    What you can do is to copy the full form source code to your own web site, and then edit it in your favorite HTML editor and remove the asterisks.

    On the Form Builder:
    1. Open "Setup & Share" tab on toolbar,
    2. Click on "Embed Form"
    3. Click on "Source"

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    Answered by sunangst on January 08, 2011 at 01:36 PM

    Thanks. Since you updated the software, haven't needed to work with the source code at all. Nice to be able to, however.