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    What Is the Most Appropriate Type of Field to Accommodate a Large Amount of Text?

    Asked by Athena61 on August 12, 2015 at 10:51 AM
    2. I am unable to make the data entry fields as long as the text.
    text area textarea textareas text areas long text boxes long textboxes lots of text a lot of text alot of text lots of data a lot of data alot of dat
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on August 12, 2015 at 11:02 AM

    If I understand your question correctly, text areas would be more appropriate for fields requiring long answers:


    If you would like further help with your form, please inform us.

    Thanks