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    is there a way to put an email address in a text box so that it can be clicked on in the form

    Asked by patchj on November 05, 2014 at 09:40 PM

    This is what the blurb looks like on my contact form and I'd like the email address to work when someone clicks on it, if possible.

    Text box blurb:

    I would love to hear from you! If you have any questions concerning any of my work, availability, or just simply want to give a shout out, please use the form below. Alternately, you can email me at patch@gmail.com. Thanks

     

    Thanks!

    email contact form style
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on November 05, 2014 at 11:14 PM

    Hello patchj,

    I am not sure if I understood your question correctly. Do you want to make the email address clickable in your form?

    Yes it is possible to achieve your requirement. You can use "mailto:" to create a hyperlink in the email address. Once someone clicks on this hyperlink, the default email client of that computer will load to send emails to that email address. Please check the screenshot below on how to add the "mailto:":

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you meant to ask something else.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by patchj on November 05, 2014 at 11:17 PM

    Awesome! That's exactly what I needed. Sorry I didn't make my initial question very clear. Thanks for your help!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on November 05, 2014 at 11:22 PM

    Hello patchj,

    You are welcome.

    I'm very pleased that I was able to help you.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by patchj on November 05, 2014 at 11:28 PM

    One more thing please. In regards to this hyperlink I've just setup. I noticed that the email address is now permanently underlined. Can the underline be removed?

    Thanks

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on November 05, 2014 at 11:46 PM

    I've fixed it for you. Just simply add the following inline CSS to the link:

    Thank you!

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    Answered by patchj on November 05, 2014 at 11:58 PM

    Works great! Thanks for that.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on November 06, 2014 at 12:43 AM

    Hello patchj,

    On behalf of my colleague, you are welcome.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!