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Adding Max No. of Characters to HTML Editor Textarea

Thread began 5/13/2011 5:28 pm by A Sound Design | Last modified 5/17/2011 2:33 pm by A Sound Design | 1450 views | 2 replies


Hi Jeremy,

You could do this by adjusting the spry (client side) validation.

In Dreamweaver design view, hover over the text area and click the blue 'Spry Textarea: xxxxxxx_spry' at the top of that area.

You should see the properties for the spry textarea in the properties panel/inspector. There is a box where you can specify Max chars, block extra characters, have it show the number of characters remaining, and provide a 'hint' to the end used - i.e. 'Max Chars 500'

EDIT: - Just noticed the HTML Editor bit. Not sure if it can be done when HTMLEditor replaces textarea.

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