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    Backslashes disappearing from text on form

    Asked by prostraining on November 25, 2014 at 02:31 PM

    I am using a form to request specific files from my users.  I describe the filepath in a text element.  When I view the form it removes all the backslashes from the text element, making my filepaths unreadable.

    I have tried using the entity code for a slash (\) and I have tried editing the html of the text element and putting it in there.

    How do I get backslashes to display properly in my text box?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on November 25, 2014 at 04:29 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    Please try to add two backslashes instead of one. This way, one backslash should work as an escape character.

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    If you need any further assistance, please let us know. We will be happy to help.