I want to set a minimum number of characters

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    DFWRES
    Asked on January 09, 2018 at 02:38 PM
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    Jim_R
    Answered on January 09, 2018 at 03:55 PM

    You never specified to which field you want this option so I'll just point you to the Short Text Entry (or textbox) field. You can find a LIMIT ENTRY option under the OPTIONS tab of its properties window.

    In the example above, turning ON the LIMIT ENTRY option and setting its value to 5 would mean users can only type in 5 characters on that field.

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    ubervic
    Answered on January 11, 2018 at 12:31 AM

    Hi Jim, 


    That means people can only enter a maximum of 5 but does not force them to enter exactly 5. Is there a way to set a minimum number of characters? 


    Thanks

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    Jim_R
    Answered on January 11, 2018 at 01:44 AM

    Is this perhaps related to the "Employee #" field on this form?

    https://www.jotform.com/62655054084961

    I'm asking because it looks like you're expecting "numbers" to be entered on that field. With this in mind, you can use the NUMBER field instead of the SHORT TEXT ENTRY field.

    The NUMBER field allows both MINIMUM and MAXIMUM limit entries.

    Another alternative is to use INPUT MASKING on the SHORT TEXT ENTRY field.

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