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    change appearance (width) of individual text box

    Asked by alysiaj on February 17, 2016 at 09:15 AM

    Hello, I'm trying to change the width of a single textbox to be longer than others.  I looked at the forum questions and the spacing videos, but I cannot seem to get it to work when I make changes via CSS or in the standard design tab.

    https://form.jotform.com/5168488989999

    I set mine up as two column form but when I have a single item on a line, I want to have that box span the width of both columns so it's one large box in appearance. (examples, address, prior address text boxes and agent notes text area)

    Also, while I have you, when I convert this to a pdf, is there a way for the outlining you see when you click on the field to show 'always' rather than only when you high-light a field?  it'd be nice if the boxes had outlining.  

     

    See in my attached screenshot of the pdf (which the regular form is same way) the width of 'address' is only one column.  See how weird dots show for field '#members home' but when I click on field 'bankruptcy' the nice, neat outline and drop arrow appear. 

     

    Thank you!

    Page URL:
    https://form.jotform.com/5168488989999

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    appearance individual JotForm textbox text boxes
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on February 17, 2016 at 11:47 AM

    It looks as though the form you were working on previously has been deleted.  If you wouldn't mind letting us know which form you are currently using, as well as which fields need to be changed, we will be happy to assist you with making the changes.

    As for the PDF copy of the form, I do not believe it is possible to add the highlight affect to every box when it is not highlighted.  The design of exported PDF's is quite limited compared to the web version.

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    Answered by alysiaj on February 17, 2016 at 12:39 PM

    https://form.jotform.com/5168488989999

     

    Does the URL change every time you edit the form?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on February 17, 2016 at 01:56 PM

    The URL does not change.  The one you linked shows as deleted.  Is this the form you are working with?

    http://www.jotformpro.com/form/51684889899991

    On a side note, We do not allow for the collection of Drivers license or social security numbers directly through forms.  I would recommend removing these fields from your form as they will likely cause your account to be suspended by our phishing detector. 

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    Answered by alysiaj on February 17, 2016 at 02:32 PM

    Yes.  That is the correct form.  I will make the adjustments as needed to the form before completing it.  

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by david on February 17, 2016 at 03:50 PM

    Let us know which fields need to be adjusted and we will be happy to help.