eforms: Breaking a text field across a page


The traditional way of handling a multi-line text field is to allow the field to scroll, in this way an unlimited amount of text may be entered. But some text may not be visible, and as a result, not all text may print.

Using theĀ  technique of this article, if there is insufficient room on the page, you can break a text field into two fields, the first stays on current page, the second is moved to the next page. The document consumer enter text into the first field and when filled, moves automatically to the “continuation” field.

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