When making your form choices, consider the differences between the text input gadgets:
- Length of desired end user input
- Text input is for short, 2-3 word input.
- Rich Text is for a sentence long input.
- Text Area is for a paragraph or longer (think long answer or essay).
- Text Formatting Abilties
- Text Input does not allow for end user formatting of answers.
- Rich Text and Text Area does allow for end user formatting of of answers.