Text Entry Box - allow user to use Back key to make corrections to the text/number entered

Mar 22, 2019

Hi, I'm trying to create a text or number entry box where a user is to enter a number. When control loses focus or the interaction gets submitted, the incorrect or correct layer will pop up to give the user feedback based on the number entered.

My issue is that if in the middle of entering the number I realize that I just typed the wrong number and use the "Back" key to erase the number in order to enter a new number, the feedback layer will pop up, not allowing the user to make correction to the number(s) entered. 

How can I allow the user to use the Back key (or another method) to make correction to the entered text or number? 

1 Reply
Ned Whiteley

Hi Wen,

I'm not sure what caused your problem in the first place, but the solution is a simple one. If you open up your slide and select Form View, you should see a Submit Keys option on the right hand side:

It currently has a small rectangle in it (as shown here). If you select the 'X' to the right, it will clear the Submit Keys box. Now all you have to do is to save your slide and everything should be OK.

You may have accidentally selected a Submit key when setting up your slide or it may come up this way by default for some reason, but either way this should solve your problem.

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