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Limiting characters in backend fields


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Teng

Community Member, 11 Posts

26 September 2008 at 3:00pm

Hey i'm trying to limit the amount of characters a user can enter into certain fields of the CMS. At the moment I'm trying
$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new TextField('ProjectTitle1'), 'Content', '', 20); but it doesn't seem to limit anything. Any suggestions? Should I be using $limit = 20 instead?

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

26 September 2008 at 9:47pm

I think you need to limit in the constructor of the TextField rather then the add to tab function, so you would have

$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new TextField('ProjectTitle1', 'ProjectTitle1', '', 20), 'Content');