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    How to change the text color when "This field is required" message is showing%

    Asked by nunulka on January 13, 2012 at 01:30 PM


    I have found on the forum how to change the background of the entire field and the background of the "This field is required." message. However I didnt find how to change the text to be normal not like it is in the screenshot. I´m using the pastel theme. Can someone help me?


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    Answered by fxr on January 13, 2012 at 05:51 PM

    Hello can you please try adding:

    .form-line-error {color:black !important;} to the Custom CSS of your form:

    From the Setup & Embed toolbar, click on the Preferences icon, select Form Styles tab and in the Inject Custom CSS text area, add the following:


    Please let us know if you need any further assistance on that. 

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    Answered by nunulka on January 14, 2012 at 04:00 AM

    It´s better however it keeps a red shadow or border around the font. The "first and last name" is still white. Please look at the screenshot.

    Thanks for your help!


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    Answered by idarktech on January 14, 2012 at 05:59 AM


    Thank you so much for the screen, it's really a big help as always.

    You can add this CSS Code: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=qdxsb6K8

    Preview: http://www.jotform.com/form/20135313583?

    Please let us know if you have further questions. Thank you so much!

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    Answered by nunulka on January 14, 2012 at 06:22 AM

    Great it works. Thnk you so much! :)