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    How to limit character of Text box?

    Asked by cagoffice on May 19, 2015 at 04:40 PM

    I need a validation on one of my fields. The user needs to enter a number between 0 and 8. Please advise how I do this.

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    Answered by Syed on May 19, 2015 at 04:50 PM

    Hi there;

             You can accompalish this by using "Max Size" option under properties of text box. Review the following screenshot, I just have cloned your form for this particular thread.

    I hope this helps. Please let us know if you need further assistance on this, we would be happy to assist you.



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    Answered by cagoffice on May 19, 2015 at 04:52 PM

    I thought that is the number of characters, not the number itself. They can only enter the following numbers:










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    Answered by david on May 19, 2015 at 05:26 PM

    That can be accomplished using a "Number" field and setting the minimum to 1 and the maximum to 8:

    Here is a quick test form to show you how it works:


    If you have any further questions, let us know and we will be happy to help.