Understand multi line field
The multi line field enables your users to enter plain text, i.e., letters from any language, numbers and special characters.
The multi line field can accept any plain text that takes up to 64 Kilobytes (KB) of space.
When to use this field?
You may add the multi line field to your form when the data you need to capture:
- Does not fit well into any other type of field, including a single line field, and,
- Does not exceed the character limits, as mentioned above
In cases where you want to enable your users to enter formatted text, you must opt to add a rich text
field to your form.
With respect to the user-experience of the multi line field on a form, you can:
- Order management: Imagine that you sell some products and are building an app to manage the orders. You may add a multi line field to enable your users to enter any special instructions to be considered with respect to the delivery of their orders.