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    Is there a mad libs widget that can display a different story after the input?

    Asked by Nick  on June 19, 2017 at 07:29 AM

    Hello,

     

    There have been other questions about a madlibs widget, but what I am looking for is slightly different:

     

    A story where the user can input words with clues.  Like here they must input __(noun)__ and later they input their favorite __(color)____

     

    but then at the end, their answers are shown to them in a completely different story:

     

    For example the prompt would be something like: [prompt in parenthesis, example user input in caps]

    I yelled "__(name) MARY___" and then i saw a big __(color) RED___, ___(animal) GORILLA__..

     

    Then the output would be:

     

    I was walking to the store with __MARY____ and I saw a fat man in a __RED___ shirt, I said "Hey, he looks like a __GORILLA__.

     

    Is this possible with customizable prompts and outputs?

     

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    Answered by OzanDost on June 19, 2017 at 08:54 AM

    Hello Nick,

     

    You can use Narrative Fields Widget and put placeholder texts as your hints.

    Here is an example https://form.jotform.com/53052117677960?

     

    Hope this helps,

    Have a nice day.

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    Answered by Nick  on June 19, 2017 at 08:57 AM

    Thank you, i had seen this..

    Can this give the "solution" the way I had described?  Can the user see their own answers in a completely different context than the one they input them?

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    Answered by OzanDost on June 19, 2017 at 10:12 AM

    I have tried it and unfortunately could not succeed.

    However you can use default fields and connect them using their unique names. 

     

    Good luck!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on June 19, 2017 at 11:38 AM

    @Nick 

    You can use text box fields to allow your users can enter name, color and animal. Then you can show entered values inside of text field. 

    Here is my demo form: https://form.jotformpro.com/71694448680973 

    Feel free to test it and clone it

    Inside of this guide you can find how to find field IDs and names:

    How to Find Field IDs and Names

    Let us know if you need further assistance. 

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    Answered by Nick  on June 20, 2017 at 09:18 AM

    Thank you!  That is almost perfect..

    In your demo the "response" is updated live at the bottom of the form..

    Is there a way to give the response after all fields are submitted?
    I dont want the user to see the "response" while still submitting 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on June 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM

    There are few ways you can achieve that. 

    You can show the response on Thank You page of your form instead at the bottom of the form. This way response will be shown when they submit the form. You can also sent them response via Autoresponder email. 

    Here is a demo form: https://form.jotformpro.com/71703860980965 

    Setting Up the Thank You Page

    Setting Up an Autoresponder Email

    Other way is to use conditional logic and to show "response" when all other fields are filled.

    Demo form: https://form.jotformpro.com/71704157980965 

    How to Show or Hide Fields Base on User's Answer

    Or you can add page break to your form and show response on second page of the form, once all other fields are filled. 

    https://form.jotformpro.com/71704822280957 

    Hope this will help. Let us know if you need further assistance. 

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    Answered by Nick  on June 21, 2017 at 04:23 AM

    Thank you very much!

    I am using your first option to have the results shown on the than you page!

     

    I appreciate all your help, you have been great!

    Thanks!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BJoanna on June 21, 2017 at 05:42 AM

    You're welcome.

    Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions or issues.