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Showing number of characters left in TEXT AREA box?Asked by organiccomm on November 24, 2014 at 03:37 PM
We successfully set the limit of number of characters for a Text Area, but wondering if there is a way to show the number of characters or show the overage in red so that the user meet's the form guidelines.
Going to use this feature for an awards / publishing submission form!!
Thanks in advance for your help or pointing us in the right direction!
Yes. It is possible to count the characters of a text area field by using our Character Counter widget. You can show the characters in red as a warning message when the user about to reach the limit or so.
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