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    I have some "idiot" users who enter words into a "time in numbers" question...

    Asked by GeekTips on March 10, 2012 at 06:17 AM

    I want users to enter a number (time in hours) but some just type random words into the spinner object. I have considered using a number object but there is no minimum value option with number.


    How do i set a minimum value for Number Object?

    How do i restrict spinner characters to numberical only?

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    Answered by gori-mathew on March 10, 2012 at 06:29 AM

    Hello GeekTips;

    We have answered such same question on other thread earlier on this link; http://www.jotform.com/answers/56575-How-can-i-limit-the-numerical-value-someone-enters-into-a-field

    kindly try using it and see whether it can help.



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    Answered by jcm0731 on March 10, 2012 at 06:40 AM


    In the Spinner you can set the min/max and default value.
    You can also set in the HOVER TEXT that ONLY NUMBERS allowed.
    Make it a REQUIRED field.
    Put a HEADER TEXT that indicates Input should be NUMBERS ONLY 

    You can also set a Condition that if VALUE < 1 hide the SUBMIT BUTTON.


     Mathew's suggestion will work also, if the number range to choose is minimal, otherwise you will make a lot conditions.


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    Answered by GeekTips on March 10, 2012 at 06:51 AM

    Thank you, i've decided to use the slider becuase some of the responses are obviosuly spam e.g. how many hours? and I get an answer of 10000000000000000. so the slider works for me!

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    Answered by jcm0731 on March 10, 2012 at 06:55 AM

    Good that you sorted it out.
    In any case you need assistance with JotForm, we are here to assist.