We would like to set up an inventory but we don't want to have to enter items each month

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    Asked on January 16, 2018 at 01:39 PM

    We are looking to set up a form to help us take an inventory of several satellite facilities However we don't want to always have to enter items each month that are still on hand, is there a way we could do this with jot form?

    Jan 31 Inventory:
    Add all furniture in inventory

    Feb 28 Inventory:
    add any new furniture to inventory
    adjust condition of any furniture currently in inventory (without having to re-enter them)

    We would need to send the forms to these satellite facilities so that we can track if it was actually done on the date, versus just having full time access.

    Thank you for your help!

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    Answered on January 16, 2018 at 02:16 PM

    You could try using the Inventory widget: https://widgets.jotform.com/widget/inventory 

    If you do not know how to add a widget to your form, please check this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/252-How-to-Add-a-Widget-to-Your-Form 

    Open a new thread if you need anything else, we will be glad to assist you.

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    Answered on January 16, 2018 at 04:51 PM

    Thanks.  I looked into the inventory widget, but it doesn't have the ability to do what we are looking for.

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    Answered on January 16, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Based on your requirement above, it seems like you need to have the available quantity automatically updated. Our current widgets will allow you to have a limit, once it's reached then you will need to manually add more items and adjust the quantities. 

    You may implement your own script in case you need to load the available quantities from an external source, but the source code of your form will be required as the form builder does not accept custom codes.