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message on field character limit

message on field character limit

message on field character limit

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I have a FrontPage Form that collects information into an Access db.  I have limited one field to 255 characters in the form field properties and the db.  However, the form allows the user to enter more than 255 characters, then give an error message only when the user hits the submit button.  Is there a way to display the error message when the user exceeds the character limit in the field itself?

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