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    How to disable validation error background highlighting?

    Asked by energylogic on October 23, 2013 at 09:54 PM

    Suddenly your forms are highlighting entire sections anytime a field area is clicked.  Looks bad, especially on any kind of colored background.  Worse, the area then often remains highlighted even after the user leves the region to move onto another field.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 23, 2013 at 11:30 PM

    Hello energylogic,

    That is the default behavior of our forms. If a required field is skipped, you will see this message and the entire background will be highlighted.

    You can disable that by injecting the following custom css in your from:

    .form-line-error {

    background:none repeat scroll 0 0;


    It is also possible to hide the error message as well. Do get back to us if you want to hide them. This guide should help you inject this custom css in your form:  http://www.jotform.com/help/117-How-to-Inject-Custom-CSS-Codes

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!