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    How can I mask an input field?

    Asked by Eswari on July 19, 2017 at 02:48 PM

    I have a weird request. There is a colon separating two sections. The colon needs auto entered when text input expands to next line. 

    Is it possible?

    Thanks eshu153

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jim_R on July 19, 2017 at 03:45 PM

    Hello Eswari - Can you be more specific on what you're referring to? From how you described it, looks like you need a sort of an Input Mask so the colon remains on the input field when your users/respondents are filling it out. If I got that right, follow the guide that I'm linking below.

    Complete guide: Getting-Started-with-the-Basics-of-Input-Masking 

    In case we misunderstood your question, just get back to us with a bit more info and a clearer description of what you're trying to do so we can better assist you.

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    Answered by Eswari on July 20, 2017 at 02:43 AM
    I am talking about outside text box. Let me attach a screenshot.
    If you look at the below screen, the colon symbol on right side should
    automatically entered into next line when the defendant field on left
    expands. Is this achievable?
    Thanks and regards
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jim_R on July 20, 2017 at 04:00 AM

    We never received your screenshot as our Support Forum doesn't process email attachments. Please reply to our forum the thread on your browser.

    To do that, click this link https://www.jotform.com/answers/1203430 and post your replies and screenshots from there.

    Related guide: How-to-Post-Screenshots-to-Our-Support-Forum 

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    Answered by Eshu153  on July 20, 2017 at 04:43 AM

    Attaching here

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on July 20, 2017 at 07:26 AM

    Hello Eswari,

    Unfortunately it is not possible to dynamically increase the height of space below the textbox. Though I am not sure what is your exact requirement but I would suggest you to please take a look at our "Narrative Fields" and "Passage Test" widgets and see if that fits into your requirement.

    Thank you!