Counting The Number of Characters in Text Entry Field in Articulate Storyline
This blog shares how to make the learner know the number of characters he enters in a text entry field of an e-learning course developed in Articualte Storyline.
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Follow the steps given below and you too will be able to do it.
Insert a text entry field.
When we insert a text entry field, default variable named “TextEntry” will be created.
Create a numeric variable “CharLength” with 0 as the default value.
Insert a button “Submit”.
Add the following trigger :
var player = GetPlayer();
var count= player.GetVar(“TextEntry”);
var numChars= count.length;
We now need to display the number of characters on the screen. So place the numeric variable “CharLength” between two “%” symbols.
Now publish your file and check the output.
File output before entering any text:
File output after entering some text:
Use this simple 7 step process and help learners count the number of characters they’ve entered in a text field.
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