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2583472 - Is it possible to change field size of text fields on candidate profile


This article descibes if it is possible to change the size a field is displayed on candidate profile screen.

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There is no option to change the size of a field on candidate profile, as per the system design. The system defines the size of the field that will be displayed on the screen based on the screen resolution.

Text fields is a single line of alphanumeric text with a 100-character limit (character limit and display are nonconfigurable)

Field type of textarea is an alphanumeric text with a 256-character limit, shown as a 100-character-wide box, however, this size can be configured in real time by the candidate, this adjustment is kept just for the candidate session. (character limit and display are non-configurable).

Text field example:

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Textarea field:


NOTE: Background elements just have the text fields and the character limit is defined in the candidate profile template. The box size is also not editable/configurable on screen.


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