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    Composing an Auto-Responder or Notification Email - 'Please Pretty Please' items

    Asked by rockviewlodge on September 25, 2012 at 01:31 PM

    1) Would be very helpful to be able to resize that window. 

     

    2) Would like access to more insertable {fields} like

    - Date/Timestamp

    - URL where the form was embedded

    - browser data (platform, version)

     

    3) Ability to have the notice email surrounde by background/wrapper graphics... a small drop shadow or page curl effects would be nice. Even a few standard, not-very-customizable options that are professional and sleek would be nice. Or, themes for emails?

     

    Thanks

    MMC in Oakland

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on September 25, 2012 at 01:45 PM

    Thank you for your suggestions.

    I will forward two of these to our wishlist. The other two are pretty much doable in the current version.

    Date/Timestamp:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/68-Using-Dates-in-Email-Templates

    URL where the form was embedded:

    http://www.jotform.com/help/95-How-to-Know-the-Exact-URL-of-a-Page-From-Which-a-Submission-Came

    Should you need further information on any of these solutions, please open a new thread for it so you'll be assisted in a more efficient manner.

    Thanks!

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    Answered by rockviewlodge on September 25, 2012 at 01:51 PM

    Thanks for the links to the timestamp and Source-URL articles. I searched (apparently poorly) but didn't find these before writing in.

    Hmm, maybe a little pop up window can be added to the compose message window that reveals the extended set of available {merge fields}? Or at least a nice list of ones that might be commonly desired. Just an idea.

    As for the Source Page for the form... the instructions are pretty clear, but it seems like a lot more work than just providing a {sourceURL} type of merge field. That would be (obviously) a helluva lot more convenient.

    Cheers-

    MMC

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on September 25, 2012 at 02:01 PM

    We appreciate your ideas, and to me it seems implementing these would make JotForm the easiest yet most advanced Form Builder ever!

    However, I do admit that we don't have enough manpower to grant all requests. Thus, our development team prioritizes features that would benefit the majority of JotForm's clientele. Features that seem nice yet not critically necessary, take a backseat in their priority list, especially if there are workarounds available.

    Still, who knows, these might be implemented on a future release. Let's keep our fingers crossed.

    Regards

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    Answered by rockviewlodge on September 25, 2012 at 02:04 PM

    Right - I get it. Just throwing my requests in the hat figuring that would be a useful way for you to keep track of the things your user base would find helpful. 

    PS This is one of a half-dozen accounts I'm managing on Jotform... several others are the premium accounts, and some of these features, to my client base at least, would be worth paying for.