Help with passing data from one form to another

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    Asked on November 22, 2017 at 11:35 AM

    I'm new at this and I'm trying to put together my first form, but it would seem I've found myself stuck. I've been searching around the forum looking for an answer and I just can't seem to find what I need. I'll explain what I'd like to do and hopefully you folks will share your insights and point me in the right direction.

    The goal I'd like to accomplish is use this form to act as a scorecard in a disc golf putting game. Ideally I want 4-6 people per card(form) so only one phone is needed for keeping score per group. The scoring system is unlike traditional golf and there is a specific number of turns, so I was hoping to have check boxes for a simple miss/make and the form would do the score calculations. With little knowledge of all the tools available at JotForm, here's where I'm stuck.

    I started putting the form together a bit backwards since I was focused on the checkbox usability and figuring how to integrate the math. I found the input Table form element which looks like it will work great for adding calculation values and the boxes, but it occurred to me I should at least get the player's name so I can keep some records/stats on our league. That's when I added a few name fields at the top of the form and began to wonder how I could get the names input in the tables. I've got 6 identical Input Tables I would like the names to populate once they've been entered initially by the players. 

    I really would appreciate some advice, I just can't seem to find exactly what I'm trying to do out there. Thanks for your time and consideration.

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    Answered on November 22, 2017 at 12:31 PM

    From what I understand, you want to add 6 more Name fields and you want them prepopulated with the name input from the first Name field? If so, you can make use of conditions to automatically populate them.

    Please confirm if my understanding is correct so we can come up with a solution.

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    Answered on November 22, 2017 at 10:11 PM

    Thanks for your response and effort in helping me out. I'm attaching a picture again, but I've added additional info I think will help me explain myself.1511406168putting form.PNG

    People will be using this to score a game we play and it's important to have the names of all the players next to each set of scores. I will have 6 of these Input Tables all together and they will be identical.

    I hope that clears up what I'm trying to do, I'm not very savvy in form lingo yet. Please let me know if you have any more questions and I'll be happy to clarify. Thanks again for your help.

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    Answered on November 23, 2017 at 01:36 AM

    Thank you for sharing the screenshots with us and we have understood your requirement. Unfortunately no, it is not possible to display the name value in the label of input table but with a little workaround it is possible to achieve your requirement. Here are the steps you need to follow:

    #1. Add one text field for each label and set it to display the field name. Please check the screenshot below:


    #2. Add blank space in the row column. Please check the screenshot below:


    #3. Add custom css code in form to place the text field (which is added in step #1) before each row of input table.

    I will create a demo form for you and share you the URL in a while. 

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    Answered on November 23, 2017 at 02:06 AM

    Please check the following cloned form where I have added the workaround in the first input table and see if it works as expected:

    Feel free to clone this form for a closer look. The following guide should help you in form cloning: 

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    Answered on November 23, 2017 at 02:43 AM

    Wow, that is some first rate service you've provided me. I wasn't expecting my own personalized tutorial! You've made it very easy for me to see what can be done to get my desired results. I hope to be finished with my project very shortly and if I'm lucky our league will adopt this as our preferred scorecard.

    Once again, I greatly appreciate your help with everything here. I look forward to working with you in the future. 

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    Answered on November 23, 2017 at 03:03 AM

    You are welcome. I am glad that I was able to help you.

    Do get back to us if you have any question or you need any other changes and we will try to help you.