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    Is there a way to set a timer for each field in the form?

    Asked by sarahmiller on April 15, 2017 at 08:20 PM
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by AIDAN on April 16, 2017 at 05:41 AM

    I apologize for not understanding your request. Could you please provide us with more information so we can assist you better?

    Thank you in advance. We are awaiting your reply.

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    Answered by sarahmiller on April 17, 2017 at 12:45 AM
    I want to be able to timestamp each question on my form so that I know how long it took between each answer.
    Or, I'd like a timer (on/off) button to time activity at different times in the form before submit.
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    Answered by Nik_C on April 17, 2017 at 01:47 AM

    Unfortunately, no, there is no timestamp for checkbox field. 

    As from what I understood you would like to have a kinda stop-watch field so your users can start and stop the timing for each question, please correct me if I'm wrong.

    Also, you can check some of the existing timers: https://widgets.jotform.com/search/timer

    Let us know if you have any further questions.

    Thank you!

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    Answered by sarahmiller on April 17, 2017 at 09:45 AM
    that is correct. I need a timer "question" within a form.
    I will try the widget you suggested. are there more options? what search
    terms should I use.
    I searched under "timer" and didn't find what I needed...
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on April 17, 2017 at 10:50 AM

    This link https://widgets.jotform.com/search/timer should redirect you to the list of timer widgets we have. Here's a screenshot of the list:

    Unfortunately, we don't have any other timer widgets aside from the given list. We also do not have a way to set a timer for each field in the form.