In my web app I have an input field that is editable by click and the author is unable to view the full title if it is too long.

A good example is the Title field of "Ask Question" in this site. If you insert a long title the end of it is not visible.

Considering that in my app there is no overview mode where I can show the title in full length, what is a good UX way to show the user the title without overview mode?



I am not sure I completely understand your question but I think the two options are:

  1. wrap the text on multiple lines by using a multi-line input field
  2. truncate the text if it's longer than a maximum size and add a signifier for that. I have seen the three dots (...) used a lot.

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