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Properties suggestion: Size vs Max Size descriptionsAsked by jryan on November 08, 2011 at 11:15 PM
The properties for text boxes provides these confusing descriptions. I've figured out what each does, but it would be much easier if there were clearer descriptions. IMO, they both appear to say the same thing.
Size: Set number of characters users can enter
Max Size: Maximum allowed characters for this field
The most incorrect is the "Size" description, which incorrectly states users cannot exceed a given number limit. In the example below, a user could enter more than 5 characters, but they'd only see 5.
Suggestion: update descriptions for Size and Max Size to these
Field Length: Controls visible form field length, measured in characters
Capacity: Limits maximum number of characters a user may input
Thank you for sharing your suggestions for improvement. We realize that the description in smaller texts jst below the labels will be overlooked by most. I shall pass this over to our developers for consideration. You'll see it once the changes have been made.
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I agree with the suggestion to change the descriptions as I was confused and had to Google "Jot Form size vs max size field property" just to find this answer, which described what each does.
In addition to clarifying the field descriptions (and perhaps including an example), could someone create a "Quick Overview of Form Field Properties" guide as well?