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    Hto use the Text html field to achieve the opaque background, semi rounded border

    Asked by ChildrensChristianSchool on May 24, 2016 at 01:56 PM
    ID input 75, I need to know how I can get the text centered, or how to use the "text" html field to achieve the opaque background, semi rounded border with text centered. (Read Only) I'm open to suggestions.
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_G on May 24, 2016 at 03:10 PM

    You can add the CSS codes below to your form to achieve that. 

    textarea#input_75 {
        border-radius: 10px !important;
        text-align: center !important;
        opacity: 0.6;

    Here's how it should look like after.

    I hope this helps. Let us know if you need any further assistance. Thank you.

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    Answered by ChildrensChristianSchool on December 12, 2016 at 02:16 PM

    I had my form working perfectly but now the text in this box is no where, and it is supposed to be read only. 



    +the buttons to go to external url have failed (I have them hidden and replaced temporarily)

    Please help!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on December 12, 2016 at 05:08 PM

    Since you have replaced the Text Area field with the Text HTML field, you can try the following.

    1) Wrap your text into a div with some ID.


    <div id="opacityBox">
    <p style="text-align:center;">Text Here</p>

    2) Then, add the CSS to your form.


    #opacityBox {
    padding : 20px;
    background : rgba(204,204,204,0.6);
    border-radius : 10px;