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    Can you move past required questions and return to them later.

    Asked by Ethan Strickler on July 30, 2012 at 10:03 AM

    I need to build a form that will allow you to skip some required questions  and proceed to other pages. You will have to return to them later before submitting the form, but you can navigate through the form without filling in the required questions.   Is this possible?

     

    For example:

    Page 1 has 4 required qs and you fill out 1 and proceed to page 2.

    Later you return to page 1 and the 1 you filled out is there and the other three are "highlighted"  that you need to answer them as well.

    I know I could probably do this in PHP.

     

    Would something like this be possible with your site?  

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by abajan on July 30, 2012 at 11:07 AM

    Hi Ethan

    The "Next" buttons in our form builder's page break elements are configured to only allow progression if required fields are completed and there's no option in the form builder to override that functionality. So, the only option I can currently think of would be for you to get a copy of the form's full source from the Embed Form Wizard (the compressed and refined version) and embed it into a web page of your choice and make the necessary changes to the javascript file. (Of course, the $64,000 question is exactly what changes those may be! I'll need to examine the file and get back to you. Hopefully, my colleagues can spot the required changes or have alternative solutions.)


    Wayne