Newbie question. How can I prevend people to type more characters in a field than the field is long. 
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 Newbie question. How can I prevend people to type more characters in a field than the field is long.
I have some fields that are only allowed to hold a maximum numbers of
characters so that the text won't jump to the next line in that field.
How do I do this.

Thanks for any help.

Rob



Wed, 09 Feb 2005 17:23:43 GMT
 Newbie question. How can I prevend people to type more characters in a field than the field is long.

Rob,
What version are you using?
Go to Define Fields...
Select the field you need
Select the Option button
Select the Validation tab
Near the middle there is a check box "Maximum number of characters"
You should also put in a custom message for the user so that they know how
the data should be entered.

I believe this was implemented in v5.5 and above.

--
Michael Stout

http://www.fmpdev.com/

Quote:
> I have some fields that are only allowed to hold a maximum numbers of
> characters so that the text won't jump to the next line in that field.
> How do I do this.

> Thanks for any help.

> Rob



Wed, 09 Feb 2005 22:23:25 GMT
 Newbie question. How can I prevend people to type more characters in a field than the field is long.
Michael,

Thanks for the help. I never thought about looking there. I was messing
around with scripts.


Quote:

> Rob,
> What version are you using?
> Go to Define Fields...
> Select the field you need
> Select the Option button
> Select the Validation tab
> Near the middle there is a check box "Maximum number of characters"
> You should also put in a custom message for the user so that they know how
> the data should be entered.

> I believe this was implemented in v5.5 and above.



Wed, 09 Feb 2005 23:13:31 GMT
 
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