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    How can I set a maximum amount of characters instead of max. in words?

    Asked by jantien on May 28, 2013 at 05:24 AM

    In my form, there's a part to fill out a short description. I want these to have a maximum of 140 characters. But in the settings the maximum amount is given in words (it says: Words-140) I tried changing it to Characters-140 but that does not work. Any ideas?

     

    Thanks, Jantien

    maximum maximum amount settings does not work fill
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    Answered by jalaludeen on May 28, 2013 at 06:11 AM

    @jantien,

    yes you can able to set maximum number of characters(letter) or Word for textarea field

    Thanks

    Jalaludeen

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    Answered by glennlee on May 28, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    Hi,

    I tested your form and I can see that the max characters is working.Please kindly try to clear your browser cache if your cannot see the changes you made on your form.

     

     I only noticed that the error message below is not appropriate to the max characters. I will forward this to our next level support to fix the error message for max characters.