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    Why can't I type anything into the text area of my form?

    Asked by palcala on November 23, 2015 at 11:44 AM

     Tried FF, Edge and your preview window and none can perform function. Any suggestions?


    I can't provide a web site address for this form, I was still working on it, it's still on your server.


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on November 23, 2015 at 01:25 PM


    I checked your form and the Text Area is set to "read only":

    This option disables any text from being entered into the field.  Setting this to "No" will allow for text to be entered once again.  Here is my test form with the change made:


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

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    Answered by Philip Alcala on November 24, 2015 at 09:14 AM

    Thank you David!

    I feel embarrassed, I should've seen that in the settings. 


    Philip Alcala 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by beril on November 24, 2015 at 11:01 AM

    Hi Philip,

    First of all, there is nothing to feel embarrassed. We are answering your questions with pleasure.

    On behalf of my colleague, you're kindly welcome.=) We are very glad to hear that the issue has been resolved for you.

    If you have any question or issues, please do not hesitate contacting us. We will be happy to assist you.