What can we help you with?

e.g. Gantt chart, Creating tasks, Sharing folders

Blog

Forms Enhancement- Character Limit

11 comments

  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Kyle Howerton

    I agree - It would be great on the custom field integration and Subtask Prefix addition if we could limit the characters of certain answer fields. 

    Kyle Howerton Digital Media Producer

    Is this helpful? 1
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Dale Fairless

    This would be an amazing addition, we realised that the "short answer" responses aren't limited to the box area, so having a custom character limit is almost essential for titles and other information. Please let us know if this is on the radar for any future updates??

    Many thanks,
    Dale Fairless

    Is this helpful? 1
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Stephen

    (Edited )

    Hi all, sounds like a logical request here, thanks for the use-cases it really helps understand how this would be used.

    We'll ensure the Product team is made aware of the request and report back here with any updates.

    For now, I wanted to mention Helper Text on Request forms which may help limit the number of words a requester chooses to write.

     

    Stephen Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Merid Berhe

    Any update on this feature? It's a critical and obvious feature of any "Form" so I'm pretty surprised the Wrike team has not acted on it. This is particularly essential for public forms where you can't guide and control proper use and submission criteria. 

    We tried the suggested helper text to note character limit but we saw no change. 

    Is this helpful? 1
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Stephanie Westbrook

    @Merid Hi! I checked in with our Product Team and this: input limits for Request forms are something the team eventually wants to roll-out, but it's not currently scheduled for release on our roadmap calendar because the team is focused on other deliverables for the quarter.

    Stephanie Westbrook Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Meagan Hines

    This feature would be incredibly helpful for us. It seems like it should be an obvious feature of any form building tool, so hoping it can be rolled out soon. 

    Is this helpful? 1
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Renee Herron

    Hi,

    Yes, this would be very helpful! To Stephen's point - the Helper Text isn't quite cutting it. We have even added (Use XX number of characters max) in the short answer field description and it doesn't keep people from extending beyond that limit. Whether it is the ability to establish a hard limit, or even a character counter that shows as you type, we'd really like to see one of the two added. 

    Thank you!

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Renee Herron

    Hi @Stephanie Westbrook - any update on the ability to add these in? You mentioned there were other focuses for the quarter in August, which totally makes sense, but curious if maybe this is on the docket for Q4? 

    Thank you! 

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Joel Leineweber

    @Stephanie Westbrook How is this feature coming along? It's coming up on two years since the original request and one year since the last comment. This feature would be very useful for us as well. We'd like to use it with custom fields to do some automated things, but we can't enforce that the data we're gathering is good unless we can limit the field length.

    Is this helpful? 1
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Geoff Barnes

    We use forms to submit ad copy and it would be great if we could limit the characters for a particular box (different platforms have different ad copy character limits).  +1 to this being added

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Hugh

    Hi everyone, apologies for the delay in response here.
     
    As the team are working on other improvements, there are currently no plans to add this suggestion to the short-term roadmap. I understand that this will come as disappointing news, but rest assured that all of your feedback has been passed on to the Product team. If anything changes, I'll be sure to keep you posted.
     
    If I can help you with anything else, be sure to let me know.

    Hugh Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink

Please sign in to leave a comment.

Folllowing List for Post: Forms Enhancement- Character Limit
[this list is visible for admins and agents only]

Community

Welcome ๐Ÿ––

Hi there! ๐Ÿ™‚ Want to become a black belt Wrike Ninja? Here's how to earn a Wrike badge

Welcome ๐Ÿ–– Have you checked out this week's Release Notes yet?

Hey! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Curious about something? Visit How To to search and ask the Community for answers.

Welcome! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Figured out a good tip or trick? Share it in Best Practices.

Want to connect your existing software to Wrike? Learn and ask how in the API section.