Add and edit text fields

1)Select a location in the form to insert a text field or multi-line text field, and select Insert > HTML > HTML Form > Text Field. You can also select Insert > HTML > HTML Form > Multi-Line Text Field.

2)For a text field, double-click the element to open the Text Field dialog box, specify the following properties, and click OK.

Control Type

Indicates the type of field.

Control Identifier

Indicates the name to associate with the field. Not displayed on the form. The CGI program uses it to identify the form element. To include a label next to the text field, type the text in the Design Editor.

Initial Text

Displays text when the form opens. (If you select Password under Control Type, all characters in this field appear as asterisks.)

Preferred Width

Sets the width of the field.

Length Limit

Sets the maximum number of characters that users can enter.

3)For multi-line text fields, double-click the element to open the Multi-Line Text Field dialog box, specify the following properties, and click OK.

Control Identifier

Name for the field. Not displayed on the form, but used to identify the form element. To include a label next to the text field, enter text in the Design Editor.

Rows

Number of rows in the field.

Columns

Number of columns in the field.

Initial Text

Text that appears when the form opens.


September 30, 2016

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