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    Questions about the "Full Name" widget?

    Asked by rsvpfree on February 20, 2015 at 06:52 AM

    (1) Is it a widget? It appears under "Quick Tools", does that make it a 'widget' or is the name 'widget' reserved for the items that appear under "Widgets"? In other words, are 'widgets' something that 3rd parties can produce?

    (2) There are 2 fields: can I control their width and/or the number of characters a user can enter into them?

    (3) I can use "Properties" to put Hint Text into the "First Name" field. Can I put Hint Text into the "Last Name" field.

    Many thanks.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on February 20, 2015 at 10:14 AM


    1. Quick Tools are simply special standard tools with special functions. Well, technically they can also be widgets since they have special uses but the fact that they are not under widgets section and they are used a lot, they are called quick tools :). As far as I know, there are widgets that are 3rd parties e.g. Youtube embed and there widgets that are from Jotform itself e.g. Birth Date Picker. 

    2. Yes you can control them by injecting custom CSS codes in the Designer - CSS tab. You can use the following.

    input[name$="[first]"] {width:200px;} /*for the first name*/

    input[name$="[last]"] {width:200px;} /*for the last name*/

    3. Just separate the hint text with comma for the last name.

    E.g. First Name, Last Name