Placeholder Text

The Placeholder Text field setting adds grey example text to your field that disappears when people start typing, and isn't recorded in your results.

If you want to set a default answer that will be recorded in the entry if the person filling out your form doesn't change it, use the Predefined Value field setting instead. If you have both settings filled out, Predefined Value will show instead of Placeholder Text.

 

 

To add placeholder text to a field:

  1. Log in and go to Forms.
  2. Click Edit next to the form.
  3. Click a field to open the Field Settings.
  4. In the Placeholder Text textbox, type in the text you want to show up in the field when it's empty.
  5. Click Save Form.
Blank Field Labels Placeholder text isn't shown in form entries or reports. If you want to use placeholder text instead of a field label, your entries and reports will be missing the field label, so they might be hard to understand.

Supported Field Types

You can add placeholder text to the following field types:

Single Line Text
Number
Paragraph Text
Address
Email
Phone
Website
The Placeholder Text field setting adds grey example text to your field that disappears when people start typing, and isn't recorded in your results.

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