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    Minimum number of words in a text area field

    Asked by torabayashi on March 28, 2015 at 06:40 AM

    I'd like to chime in here and mention that having a minimum character count would be useful for me. I need to ensure my contractors submit at least a certain amount of work (as in, I ask them to write 500 words, so I would set the character minimum to 300 characters or so. This feature is available on the Google forms). I suspect the input mask feature will not be an adequate substitute for this.

    Is there a place where we could possibly vote on requested features? Thank you.

    minimum characters words number of words text area
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on March 28, 2015 at 07:33 AM

    Hi there,

    I understand that you want to have a feature wherein you can set a minimum number of words in the text area field.

    I will forward this request to our developers so that they can take a look at it. I can't provide a turn around time when will this be implemented. We will let you know via this thread once an update is available.

    Thank you for your suggestion.

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    Answered by advancelao on May 10, 2016 at 01:32 AM
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on May 10, 2016 at 01:42 AM

    Hello @advancelao. This seems to be an old thread. It also appears that your message cannot be seen in the forum. Do you have any questions regarding the text area? If you do, please post your question to the forum by following this link: https://www.jotform.com/contact/.
    Regards.