What is it?
A simple text area, labelled with some configurable text
When should I use it?
A text area should be used when you expect an answer of more than a few words from the customer.
'Please tell us about your experience' or 'Details of your complaint'.
|Question text||The label shown next to the field|
|Dimensions||How many rows and columns to show in the text area (may be overridden by your site styling)|
|Use validation||Whether to apply validation to the field, e.g. alphabetic or integer|
|Restrict answer length||Set an upper limit on the number of characters that can be entered|
|Required||Does the question have to be answered?|
|Default answer||The value to initially display in the field, that the customer can then modify|
|Placeholder text||A hint to display in the field, so the customer knows what to enter|
|Help text||Text displayed under the field to guide the customer as to what they should enter|
|Set input purpose||Set an input purpose to assist browsers in autofilling the question. See Setting the input purpose of a question for more information on this setting|
|Show internally||If enabled, this field will be shown on internal forms|
|Show publicly||If enabled, this field will be shown on online forms|