I have a long form that I am designing with approximately 30 fields. The form is divided into 3 expand/collapsible sections. I would like to know what the community here thinks about using multi-level numbering for the form field labels. Do you think it would support/impede usability? I am providing an example below: numbered form field labels

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A better solution is to create a multi-step form with a progress bar above or below the form where you present the user how much left they have to fill. This has several advantages including:

  1. the user will not be overwhelmed by how much they have to fill (which is, by the way, the #1 reason why users abandon forms)
  2. if something happens and the page refreshes, previous progress won't get lost

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