[thelist] limit the size on entry on multiline text areas

Scott Schrantz scotts at rci-nv.com
Thu Sep 6 15:42:23 CDT 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Prowak [mailto:prowak at yahoo.com]
> Hi,
> I'm looking for any ideas about how to limit the
> amount of input that can be placed in a textarea
> field.

Verizon uses a script on their text messaging page to keep track of the
textarea. This version sends up a javascript alert when you exceed 120
chars, just like Rory's example, but doesn't actually stop you from going
I seem to remember someone (Airtouch, before the merger, maybe?) having a
more advanced script that, when you reached the max chars, would actually
delete the last letter so you could never go over 120. Does anyone know if
that script still exists, or how to modify this one?

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