It's possible to control and restrict the formatting of data in text boxes. This is very useful if you're looking to collect a budget (i.e. $1,000 / Month) or a specific date (i.e. 06 / 11 / 2017).

To get started, create a text box (inside the form builder) -> click on "edit" -> click on "options" tab. From here, there is an area called "Input Format".

You can restrict input data to a combination of numbers, letters and characters. Note: The toggle needs to be set to yes in order to be active.

Use "9" to restrict to a number, "a" to restrict to a letter, or "*" to restrict to a character. Any other number / letter / character will be displayed (and unable to be modified by the end user) inside the checkbox. This data is available to the end user once they click or hover over the specific form field.

Here are a few examples:

For a budget: $ 9 , 9 9 9 . 9 9 (This would be displayed as $ _ , _ _ _ . _ _ on the form)

For a date: 9 9 / 9 9 / 9 9 9 9 (This would be displayed as _ _ / _ _ / _ _ _ _ on the form)

For a Phone Number: ( 9 9 9 ) / 9 9 9 - 9 9 9 9 (This would be displayed as ( _ _ _ ) _ _ _ - _ _ _ _ on the form).

For an ISBN Number: ISBN 9 - 9 9 9 9 9 - 9 9 9 - 9 (This would be displayed as ISBN _ - _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ - _ on the form).

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