Need very simple report...maybe i'm looking too deep?

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    Asked on September 18, 2012 at 11:28 PM


    I'm creating a very simple form that is going to track attendance for a weekly basketball game, basically the players will go to a web site (with my form embedded), and select yes, no or maybe if they plan to be at that particular weeks' game.  While your system appears to be very simple to use and I've already started plugging away at a form, I wanted to ask a few questions just to make sure I'm not spinning my wheels for no reason; what I am attempting to create may be "too simple" for JotForm?

    1. I wasn't sure if each player should be its own field on the form, with their name as the label and the yes, no and maybe radio buttons, or;

    2. if I should use the matrix and have the colums be the yes, no and maybe radio buttons, with the rows containing the player names.

    I've tried both, and where this really comes in to play is with the reporting.  Once a player visits the site and selects his/her radio button, then clicks submit, I basically want to redirect them to a page that displays a report that contains ONLY a count for each response - e.g. Yes 12, No 3, Maybe 2  - that is all the info I really need on the report itself, yet I've tried a few of your reports and I can't seem to get just this basic info.

    Another question, I want the results to be cumulative for the week, so no matter how many separate submissions there are, there will always be just a 'running count' on the report that displays

    And final (?) question, since this is a weekly event, can the form itself and the report be "timed" so that it automatically resets - and by reset I would want the form itself to "advance" and show the date of the next game, as well as also resetting the running tally of responses.

    Hopefully I'm not asking too many questions that are simple - I've been through your forums and didn't really find the specific answers I'm looking for.  So before I keep building a form and messing around with different reports, I just want to make sure that JotForm can do what I need; otherwise I have to look elsewhere and won't spin my wheels.

    Thanks for any info!

    Mike O.

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    Answered on September 19, 2012 at 12:19 AM

    Hi Mike,

    I have made a sample form for you to check if this what you want to achieve onto your form in the future. Can you please take a look at this form:

    However, not all your request can be accomplished. Having automatic reset for the submission is not posible. It will not automatically reset total responses cause this is something the system does everymonth.

    Thanks you!