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    Mutiple fields based on selection

    Asked by Drigjobsheets on May 07, 2017 at 12:16 AM

    Hello,

    Sorry I'm new to this and haven't even created a jotform yet. I have spent numerous hours on other app/form builders and would like to ask a question or 2 before I spend d more time and still not being able to do the feature I need.

    I am trying to make a jobsheet that all 166 technicians would fill out while on site and email them to get paid.

     

    If I have to open nervous threads for each question I will.

    The questions are as follows

     

    1. We schedule our technicians jobs using Google calendar.

    I need the tech to be able to copy and paste the subject line of their calendar event into the heading or subject line of the form so the payroll department won't have to open the form up to see what the job is. Is this possible to have the user change the heading bit to will it won't change he the form heading from it's original so the next tech can do the same thing.Ths forms heading when the tech clicks on it  would say FLEETMATICS REPAIR ONLY JOBSHEET I would want the tech 1 to be able to change it to.....

    WI Lorenzo Elk Mound 3iw/log Rock Solid Transport LLC PO348246 Amanda

    When the form is submitted the above title would be the subject line in the email

    When tech 2 opens the form it would still say 

    FLEETMATICS REPAIR ONLY JOBSHEET

    And I would want him to be able to change it to 

    Corp - Shawn Colwell - Champaigne, IL - 200Ni - Super Value - Sperion

     

    2. I see there is a drop-down menu I can use on the form.

    I want to be able to change the quantity and that will trigger a new section to fill out. For example this is the jobsheet

    THIS JOB WAS DONE ON

     
    WAIT TIME-
    MILES- 
     
    UNITS INSTALLED-
    UNITS REPAIRED-
    UNITS LEFT-
     
    CUSTOMER-
    CUSTOMER POC-
    POC #-
     
    PRECHECK-
     
    LABEL-
    PLATE-
    ESN-
    VIN-
    ODO-
    YEAR
    MAKE-
    MODEL-
    VERIFIED-
     
    POST CHECK-
    NOTES-
     
    The above is for one vehicle. On the form I need there to be a quantity box that asks how many installs they are doing. When they select 2,3,4 etc it will open up that many more sections. For example 
     
    THIS JOB WAS DONE ON
     
    WAIT TIME-
    MILES- 
     
    UNITS INSTALLED-
    UNITS REPAIRED-
    UNITS LEFT-
     
    CUSTOMER-
    CUSTOMER POC-
    POC #-
     
    Quantity of installs  ( this would be a drop-down to select the amount of installs)
     
    PRECHECK-
     
    LABEL-
    PLATE-
    ESN-
    VIN-
    ODO-
    YEAR
    MAKE-
    MODEL-
    VERIFIED-
     
    POST CHECK-
    NOTES-
     
    If they chose 3 installs this is what I would need it to do 
     
    THIS JOB WAS DONE ON
     
    WAIT TIME-
    MILES- 
     
    UNITS INSTALLED-
    UNITS REPAIRED-
    UNITS LEFT-
     
    CUSTOMER-
    CUSTOMER POC-
    POC #-
     
    PRECHECK-
     
    LABEL-
    PLATE-
    ESN-
    VIN-
    ODO-
    YEAR
    MAKE-
    MODEL-
    VERIFIED-
     
    POST CHECK-
    NOTES-
     
    PRECHECK-
     
    LABEL-
    PLATE-
    ESN-
    VIN-
    ODO-
    YEAR
    MAKE-
    MODEL-
    VERIFIED-
     
    POST CHECK-
    NOTES-

     

    PRECHECK-
     
    LABEL-
    PLATE-
    ESN-
    VIN-
    ODO-
    YEAR
    MAKE-
    MODEL-
    VERIFIED-
     
    POST CHECK-
    NOTES-

    Please let me know if this is possible with your forms

    .3. Instead of the tech typing in a 17 digit vin number there are multiple vin code scanners in the playstore. Is there a way to click on the vin and it automatically opens up the camera using the vin decoder and it takes a pic and puts the vin in the correct location that is asking for that info?

     

    Please let me know if any of these things are possible. The only thing I can live without is the barcode scanner but in order for me to pay the monthly fee I have to be able to allow the tech to rename the form and they absolutely must be able to select a quantity and it opens up the same amount of  vehicle info slots. Thanks in advance for your help

     

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_G on May 07, 2017 at 01:25 AM

    We usually ask our users to have separate threads for each of their questions, but allow me to answer all your questions in this thread for this time. 

    1. When the form is submitted the above title would be the subject line in the email

    Yes, this would be possible. The headers are fixed in the form and can only be changed in the form builder page. I would suggest, as a workaround, you add a textbox field instead. You can style the input box of the textbox field so its input (value) would look similar to a header.

    You also need to set a default value for the textbox field so it will have the same value every time the form loads.

    I added the following CSS codes to the form to make it look like a header.

    How-to-Inject-Custom-CSS-Codes

    Please note that the CSS codes is specifically made for the textbox in my form and cannot be used with another form.

    input#input_3 {

        font-weight: bold;

        font-size: 28px;

        border: none;

        box-shadow: none;

    }

    As for the result:

    Since the header is now entered in a field, you can have it to show as the Email Subject of your email notification/autoresponder.

    Please check the screenshot below to learn how you can do that.

    In the screenshot, I have set the custom header field (textbox) field as the email subject of the email notification in my form.

    2. I want to be able to change the quantity and that will trigger a new section to fill out. 

    In Jotform, you can hide/show multiple fields based on another field's selection. I would suggest you check the information found in this guide: Hide-or-Show-Multiple-Fields-at-Once

    Aside from that feature, I would also recommend you check our Configurable List widget and see if it would suit your requirements.

    How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget

    3. Is there a way to click on the vin and it automatically opens up the camera using the vin decoder and it takes a pic and puts the vin in the correct location that is asking for that info?

    I would like to apologize, however, we do not have a VIN decoder widget or app available in our forms.

    I hope this helps. If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us again anytime.

    I hope this helps. if you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us again anytime.

    Thank you.