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    Enter a placeholder in a matrix textbox.

    Asked by samML on August 04, 2016 at 02:48 AM

    Hi there,

    I was wondering whether it was possible to insert placeholder text into a matrix textbox (as you can do with a regular textbox).

    I want to be able to insert different placeholders for different textboxes within the form (i.e. I don't want the same placeholder for every textbox).



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    Answered by ashwin_d on August 04, 2016 at 07:32 AM

    Hello Sam,

    Do you want to add a hint text for each of the textbox of matrix field? Unfortunately it is not possible with matrix field but you may like to take a look at our "Configurable List" widget which will allow you to add hint text. Please check the screenshot below:


    Hope this helps.

    Do try it out and get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by samML on August 04, 2016 at 10:59 PM

    Thanks Ashwin. Unfortunately this doesn't quite work for me but populating the matrix using the (old version of) the conditions wizard will do the job for me (albeit it is a bit time consuming as can't get the wizard to populate to more than one cell at a time!).