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charlimit attribute

The charlimit attribute determines the maximum number of characters allowed for an openended response.

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/ charlimit = integer


integer An integer specifying a the maximum number of characters allowed.


When the number of characters typed by the respondent reaches this limit, additional typing is ignored (unless the respondent first deletes characters). The default setting is 20 characters.


The following allows subjects to enter responses up to 100 characters.

<openended question>
/ stimulusframes=[1=sometext]
/ charlimit = 100

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