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    Posted: Jul 09 2021 at 11:28am
One more thing on this subject:

You can assign css to a specific spaceholder by using it's OE ID as name:

input[name="WE405d89ad06"]::placeholder{
color:red;
}



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I followed the link and added CSS code for color and font size, as below:

input::placeholder {
  color: #e0e0e0;
  font-size: 10px;
}

The above works after a few attempts. I found for the change to take effect, the page must be saved. Somehow refreshing the page only did not work for me.

Thanks for your help.

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See also here



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Quick answer:

see this for supported styles https://css-tricks.com/almanac/selectors/p/placeholder/

add css to your page

input::placeholder{
color:red;
}




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Hi,

I am using placeholders for syntax hints. How do I change placeholder properties, such as font, font size, font color?. At the moment, hints appear to have the same properties as defined by the text input field but only in lighter gray. They look 'busy' when there are many fields close together.

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