Purpose of Section Collapse

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    Asked on September 11, 2017 at 06:00 AM

    Hi there

    I cannot understand what is the purpose

    of using Section Collapse?

    Can you be specific more?

    This is a re-post of a comment on Quick Overview of Form Fields

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    Answered on September 11, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    Section collapse is used to manage/organize your forms by having several element hidden in section collapse. This means I can have several elements hidden by Section Collapse. See demo below of my form with collapse and without collapse:


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    Answered on September 11, 2017 at 11:48 PM

    I checked your form and I can see that the Section Collapse is working properly. Here's a screenshot:

    I suggest you change the Section Visibility to "Hidden" so that the fields below the Section Collapse will not appear unless the user clicks it.

    Hope that helps. Thank you.

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    Answered on September 12, 2017 at 02:01 AM

    It seems that you have disabled the form on your account. However, I have cloned your Jotform to my account and see that the Section Collapse is working as expected. Please see the screencast below:

    If you do not want to display the fields within the Section collapse tool when the form is loaded, you may set the Section visibility to Hidden from the Form Collapse field properties.

    Please refer to the guide below that can help you with more information on using Section Collapse field.


    Hope this information helps! Please get back to us if you need any further assistance. We will be happy to help. 

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    Answered on September 12, 2017 at 04:19 AM



    Thank you for your reply.

    No wonder. Now I got it. This question has been solved.