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    Form Collapse: Automatically close an open form collapse if another closed form collapse is opened.

    Asked by Benflips on January 22, 2017 at 06:12 PM


    I'm wondering if there is yet a work-around for an issue I have using the form-collapse tool.

    I want to be able to have several form collapse widgets on any given page, but have the first OPEN and the others closed.

    Then, when the first CLOSED widget is opened, I want it to automatically close that first (previously OPEN) widget.

    Is there a way to achieve this yet?

    In the past I've been advised that they can either all be open, or all be closed but not what I've requested above.

    Has this changed at all?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on January 22, 2017 at 09:07 PM

    Unfortunately that is not possible to achieve. There is currently no workaround to fulfill your requirement. You will be able to set the first form collapse to be Open while the rest are Closed, however, this will remain opened even when you open a different form collapse.

    Here's a demo of this behavior: https://form.jotform.com/70217490644960

    If you need further assistance, please let us know.
    Thank you.

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    Answered by Benflips on January 22, 2017 at 10:45 PM
    Can you put it on the development request list please Christiaan?
    *Dr. Ben Phillips*
    B.App.Sc.(Comp.Med.)(Chiro) M.Clin.Chiro.(RMIT)
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Chriistian on January 23, 2017 at 12:32 AM

    Per your request, I have now sent a feature request for the ability to automatically close an Opened form collapse when opening a closed one. We will let you know on this thread once we have any updates.
    Thank you.