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    Adding multiple people without using a widget

    Asked by oziellaw on July 07, 2017 at 12:10 PM

    Is there an easy way for users to insert the details of multiple people. We don't know how many people they might want to add. 

     

    For example, user could add

     

    Name

    E-mail

    Address

     

    And then have a button to press - Add Another

    And they will be prompted with an opportunity to add another person, and so on, until they don't need to add any more. 

     

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    Answered by Jan on July 07, 2017 at 02:09 PM

    I recommend you use the Infinite List widget or Configurable List widget.

    Infinite List widget - This widget will allow you to define what inputs the list should contain for each row entry. 
    Demo form: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/51302775889971

    Configurable List widget - The widget allows you to define the various field types per column on the list in a matrix-type of layout. Here's a user guide: How-to-Set-Up-the-Configurable-List-Widget.
    Demo form: https://form.jotform.com/61654821574965

    Here's a guide on How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-your-Form.

    Hope that helps. Thank you.

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    Answered by oziellaw on July 07, 2017 at 02:15 PM

    Thank you Jan. 

    I tried the Configurable List Widget - but there doesn't seem to be a way to add specific types of inputs - like an address input - looks like I have to just put a text box. 

    Also, the default look isn't very attractive and I don't know how to code CSS. 

     

    Thoughts?

     

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on July 07, 2017 at 03:52 PM

    If that is the case, then I suggest you use the "Show/Hide Field Condition". Please check this demo form: https://form.jotformpro.com/71570991377972.

    You can clone it if you like to. Here's a guide on how I created that demo form:

    1. Insert text fields and "Single Choice" fields. You need to label them properly to avoid confusion when creating conditions. I used #1 and #2 for the fields as a reference.

     

    2. Create a Show/Hide Field condition wherein if the user selected "Yes" in "#1 Add More?" question, the "#2 Name" field and "#2 Add More" single choice field will appear.

    Here's the result:

    Related guides:
    How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer
    Hide-or-Show-Multiple-Fields-at-Once
    Show-or-Hide-Multiple-Fields-at-Once-Using-the-Form-Collapse-Tool

    Hope that helps. Thank you.