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    Conditional character count

    Asked by GarrettSeepersad on November 03, 2015 at 09:53 PM

    Is it possible to vary character limit for a text area, based on if condition A or B was selected?

    If Condition A = A, then Character Limit = 500 else Character limit = 1000

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on November 04, 2015 at 04:54 AM

    Unfortunately it is not possible to set character limit for a text area, based on conditions.

    Possible workaround is to create two Text Area fields inside of your form. First with limit of 500 Characters and second with limit of 1000 characters. Then you need to set conditional logic to hide/show field based on some condition. 

    Here is my demo form: https://form.jotform.com/53071712924957? 

    Feel free to clone it

    Hope this will help. Let us know if you need further assistance.