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    Can I add popup instructions for a field?

    Asked by annedigby on July 23, 2014 at 08:33 PM

    I want to add a pop up when hover over field to give instructions about filling out that field.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by steve on July 23, 2014 at 10:47 PM


    There are multiple ways to provide additional information to a form element. Click on the gear icon by the form element, then select Properties. This brings up the properties dialogue:

    If you edit above it will display this on the form:

    Hover is most likely the option you're looking for.

    Please let us know if you have further questions or need anything else.