Long Text Entry in Card Form: the possibility of adding a multiline place holder value

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    Asked on February 14, 2018 at 08:29 PM

    Today, placement text in long text boxes is only possible if markdown mode is disabled. Even then it is only a single line. Why?

    1. Please make it possible to put multi-line placement text in multi-line text box.
    2. Make placement text work in markdown mode, as well as plain text mode.

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    Answered on February 15, 2018 at 02:12 AM

    Can you please share a screenshot on how it appears when the markdown editor is disabled? The following guide should help you how to upload image in forum post:  https://www.jotform.com/help/438-How-to-Post-Screenshots-to-Our-Support-Forum

    Please note that "Multi-line question" only allows you to add a textbox field which is a short text entry field. It is currently not possible to add long text entry field in multi-line question.

    We will wait for your response.

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    Answered on February 15, 2018 at 03:42 AM

    When I say multi-line text box, i mean Long Text Box, not multi-line form.

    Here is what it looks like today:

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    Answered on February 15, 2018 at 06:29 AM

    As far as I understand your request, you want to enter more than one line of text in Long Text Entry.

    I was able to do that with Markdown editor ON and OFF:


    We will gladly assist you if you share with us an actual form URL you are having issues with. 

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    Answered on February 15, 2018 at 07:43 AM
    Not in the text box itself, the placeholder value in the options. This is the text that is displayed before the user starts typing.
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    Answered on February 15, 2018 at 09:50 AM

    Thank you for the information. I have now escalated this thread to our backend team as a feature request. Note that we cannot give you a timeframe for this, but if there are updates, you should know it through this thread.

    For the meantime, you can only add single-liner placeholder text.