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    Need a required field to have the asterisk inside

    Asked by cnci on May 25, 2016 at 03:43 PM

    Hello Jotform

    I'm trying to make a form with requiered fields, but because of it's size and taking into account that it will show on my fixed sidebar, I need to put the names inside the text boxes, but when I make a required field it puts an asterisk on top of the text box, thus making my form to long and not being able to see it on my fixed sidebar because the send button is to low to click on it.

    How can I fix this?

    Thank You!

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    Answered by Boris on May 25, 2016 at 05:12 PM

    I see your last edited form is form 61455367978876, named Informes, so I assume this is the form you are having troubles with.

    On that form, the asterisks are already being hidden with custom CSS, so they are not moving/dislocating the form fields:

    .form-required {
        display: none !important;

    If you would like to display an asterisk inside a form field that is currently empty, you may want to add it at the end of the Hint Example of that field:

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    Answered by syncro on May 25, 2016 at 06:16 PM

    That solution doesn't work if I try to hide the asterisks in a filed in a configurable list widget. How could we do this in one of those type fields?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on May 25, 2016 at 10:03 PM


    I created a separate thread to your concern here https://www.jotform.com/answers/847420

    We will attend to it as soon as we can.