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    Form Tabs widget: part of the widget scripts are showing up instead of the actual form tabs

    Asked by fhpw on December 31, 2016 at 04:07 PM

    Recently I created my an application form. Everything was done except adding the form tabs for the multi-page form. I thought this would be easy, but when I added the Widget, it ruined my form.  Unbelievably, all the form fields were  completely rearranged. Not a problem, I went to reverse the form from History; yet, shockingly, there were not versions available except from two days prior - meaning all the customization was gone and I am left with a mess.  I could not figure out what went wrong. The form is built using V4.

    Here is a link to the form that was rearranged > https://www.jotform.com/v4/63626136361959.

    Can you recover the most recent version. Below is what it should look like.

    Fortunately, I had made a clone (not entirely complete with all changes but close). This is what it should look like >



    I decided to do a test form.  I know - not having worked in the past with the Form Widget, I should have done this first. So, to my surprise it happened again and then just coding is showing. Clearly, there is something I am missing.


    Test Form Link > https://www.jotform.com/v4/63654746914971

    is the problem due to the V4 Build? Or, is there something I need to do differently.  I am thinking that it might be the V4 because I cannot get the Progress Bar Widget to work or Forms Upload Widget will intermittently show the preview. 

    I have not had a problem working with Widgets using the older build version.

    I appreciate the assistance in helping to resolve the issue.


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on January 01, 2017 at 06:29 AM

    Our apologies for the troubles and inconveniences. 

    I can replicate the problem with the Form Tabs widget. It is showing fine in the form builder, but not in the preview as you outlined. Here's my test form https://form.jotform.com/70002856934960.

    I don't see any error while building the form, but I am sure there's something in the v4 builder that's causing this. 

    I have created a ticket for this matter and forwarded it to our developers. If there are updates, you should know it through this thread. Unfortunately, I don't see any logs either from your Revision History so I'm afraid I can't fix it for you this time. I will note it on the ticket. 

    For the meantime, I would suggest going back to the version 3 of the form builder. Simply go to My Account - Settings page (https://www.jotform.com/myaccount/settings) and select v3:

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    JotForm Developer

    Answered by ceren on January 02, 2017 at 09:48 AM

    Hello fhpw,

    We're sorry the inconveniences. Form Tabs widget is fixed now.

    Unfortunately, you need to re-add the widget to your form.


    If you have any other questions please let us know.

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    Answered by fhpw on January 03, 2017 at 07:25 PM

    Thank you.