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Placeholder Text

The Placeholder Text property specifies the placeholder text to display when the text box is empty.

Property Type:Static

Default Value:

Hierarchical Reference: ControlName.PlaceholderText

To Change the Property

Ensure the property is a static property (It will display as a gray orb alongside the property name)

The default value of the static property can be changed by:

  • Typing the placeholder text to display in the property.
    1. Click in the property for the control to be changed.
    2. Enter the required text to be displayed as the placeholder text.


Placeholder Text Property Value (static)ResultNotes
Please enter your First Name...Will display the following as placeholder text when the text box field is empty:

A rule can also be built for this property by changing the type to dynamic.

See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Placeholder Text Property Value (dynamic)ResultNotes
"Please enter a height greater than " & DoorHeightMaxWill display the placeholder text Please enter a height greater than 1500. When the Max property of the control named DoorHeight evaluates to 1500.

Value set in Form Designer. Static properties can be made Dynamic by double clicking the gray radio button.