Combined word count

You can set a combined word count over multiple questions (short text and text editor questions). This works well for questions that work as separate elements of an abstract, e.g. background, objective, method, results, conclusions.


The guidance below is for event administrators/ organisers. If you are an end user (eg. submitter, reviewer, delegate etc), please click here.

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Go to Event dashboard → Forms → Submission form  →  Combine Word Limits.

Click Add Combined Word Limit


All short text and text editor questions will be displayed. 


Enter a  word limit and choose which questions you would like the word limit to apply to.

Removing a Combined Word Count

To remove a combined word count, click the x alongside the relevant one under Current limits.