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    Word count capability and limitation for Text Area fields

    Asked by Haler on December 19, 2014 at 02:40 PM

    Is there, at long last, a word counter available for Text area fields to limit number of words?

    word counter character counter text are alimit
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on December 19, 2014 at 03:43 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    Yes, this is possible to limit the allowed number of words/characters on the Text Areas. There are two options:

    1) Native Entry Limit option on the Text Areas.

    2) Character Counter widget.

    Please feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance.

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    Answered by Haler on December 20, 2014 at 05:32 AM

    Thank so much for guiding this blind man. I'm beginning to see beyond my reach.

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    Answered by val on December 20, 2014 at 09:08 AM

    Hi Haler,

    On behalf of my colleague, you are most welcome.

    Do get back to us if you have any further assistance.

    Thank you!