Enable the text field character counter By default, multi-line text fields have a 4000 character limit. To help users see how many characters remain before they reach the limit, you can enable the glide.ui.textarea.character_counter property. Before you beginRole required: admin About this task This property adds a counter under text fields, such as the Additional Comments and Work notes fields. The counter is dynamically updated as users enter text. Procedure Navigate to System Properties > UI Properties. Select the check box next to Character counter for textarea (journal and multi line text fields). Click Save.