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    Auto complete field: Is there any limit on the number of characters that can be added?

    Asked by hernan.castro.j on December 26, 2014 at 08:40 AM

    Hello, I add items to a dropdown but when I check it on preview of the form the options seems to be cut in the middle of a sentence. Please help me. I need to insert 1000 options but Jotform only let me insert 645.


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    Answered by ashwin_d on December 26, 2014 at 09:26 AM

    Hello hernan.castro.j,

    It seems you are having issue with the "Auto Complete" field and not the drop down field. Is that correct?

    Adding 1000 option in the auto complete field should not be an issue. Upon checking your form, I found that the each options/items you have added is actually a full length sentence. Can you please check your form and see if the complete list of option is saved. I did check one of your auto complete field and it currently has 61222 characters including spaces. I believe the limitation seems to be based on the number of character text you have added and not the count of options. 

    Do check if it has saved the complete text you have added and let us know and based on that we will do further tests. If the field has not saved the complete texts, you may like to share the complete list with us. You can add the list on pastebin.com and then share the URL with us: www.pastebin.com

    We will wait for your response.

    Thank you!