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    Hint Examples should not obscure fields

    Asked by bayviewboom on August 14, 2014 at 02:16 PM

    Please consider implementing a permanent fix to this problem. Simply stated, make sure your hovers NEVER obscure any part of the question they are pointing to. Seems a no-brainer to me. Others have posted on the forum about this problem: custom CSS is not a very convenient, user-friendly solution.

     

    Additional request: add form-wide option to set hover alignment:

    Left: opens to the LEFT of the field. Same for Right, Top, Bottom, etc.

     

    Additional request: When user tabs to next field, display the hover for the active field.

     

    thx!

    hovers hover feature-request
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by KadeJM on August 14, 2014 at 04:59 PM

    So you are referring to the way the form "hint" or "hover" text and such is displayed to the point that it obstructs the form viewing itself? Or perhaps something along those lines? Please correct me if you need to in case I've misunderstood you.

    Usually this happens if you are using custom css on your form or forcing it into an area that by default it was not going to fit. Then that is when this sort of thing often can and will happen which leaves css as the only current option to work around that problem. Even so, I don't think conventional methods would fix it since it might need to be tweaked more beyond those means.

    Anyhow, I do understand your request for this so I have forwarded this over to our development team. They will look into it more and if it is added then we will let you know. Thanks for the suggestion.

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on August 15, 2014 at 03:19 AM

    I think this is what you mean:

    It is a hard problem. But, we opened a bug report about it.