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    QR Code Reader: Expand the readout box width

    Asked by jfullwiler2 on May 24, 2016 at 02:13 AM

    Thanks Mike, in that case, with the existing flash based widget, would you know if CSS could expand the readout box? The default is quite short:


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on May 24, 2016 at 02:22 AM

    You can expand the text box by adding this custom CSS code in your widget:

    #code {

    width: 60% !important;


    Paste it inside your widget's settings under the "Custom CSS" tab:

    You can adjust the width value with your own preferences.

    Let us know if that works.

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    Answered by gndstudios on November 16, 2016 at 08:51 AM

    Is there no way to use an actual barcode reader and have the ability to to capture multiple entries? The work around above will only allow one QR scanner to be added to the form.
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on November 16, 2016 at 09:57 AM


    To better assist you, I have opened a separate thread for your concern. Please refer to this link instead: https://www.jotform.com/answers/991352. We will address it shortly.

    Thank you.