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Provide text descriptions to identify required fields left blank

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Make sure required fields that were not completed are identified using a text description

Required form fields are common, and for users, so is forgetting one every now and then. Whenever users fail to provide input for mandatory form fields, errors are returned and confusion ensues. In order to facilitate the identification of omitted fields and ultimately facilitate successful form submission, users first need to understand what the problem is and what went wrong. Providing text descriptions that identify the expected information in a way that can be reliably conveyed to [...]

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