WebTextBox.Limit Property (Publisher)

Returns or sets a Long that represents the maximum number of characters that can be entered into a Web text box control. Read/write.


expression. Limit

expression A variable that represents a WebTextBox object.

Return Value



Text box limits can be any number from 1 to 255 characters. Numbers higher than 255 will generate an error.


This example creates a new Web text box control in the active publication, sets the default text and the character limit for the text box, and specifies that it is a required control.

Sub AddWebTextBoxControl() 
 With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes.AddWebControl _ 
 (Type:=pbWebControlMultiLineTextBox, Left:=72, _ 
 Top:=72, Width:=300, Height:=100).WebTextBox 
 .DefaultText = "Please enter text here." 
 .Limit = 200 
 .RequiredControl = msoTrue 
 End With 
End Sub