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    How to modify the font color for sub-label of form entry limit when set to limit # of words?

    Asked by markmobs on June 11, 2017 at 10:21 PM

    The sub-label on a large text field which shows the count of words as entered, when the field limit is set to, say, 500 words, is quite small.  I can find nowhere to to modify the color or size.  

    The color is most important because in the color scheme I am trying to use the tiny sub-head is barely distinguishable unles I change the form color considerably.

    How do I change the sub-head color?  And can the size of that particular sub-head be modified?

    The attached screenshot below shows a large text field with the sub-head in the lower right corner below the field.  The background in this example has been modified to be lighter than I intended and in this example is is difficult to see.  Any darker color in the form background makes the sub-head almost invisible.

    Thank you.

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    Answered by Chriistian on June 11, 2017 at 10:54 PM

    To change the size and color of the sub-label of the Long Text Entry field, you need to inject custom CSS code on your form.

    For example:

    span#input_38-limit {

        color: #ffffff;

        font-size: 14px;


    span#input_39-limit {

        color: #ffffff;

        font-size: 14px;



    Here's the guide on How to Inject Custom CSS Codes.


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    Answered by markmobs on June 11, 2017 at 11:43 PM
    Excellent. Thank you for your incredibly quick response.
    Much appreciated.
    Mark G. Moberly