Date reservation widget: Allow to submit a date multiple times.

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    AmplifiedDigital
    Asked on February 20, 2018 at 02:37 PM

    My clients need to be able to order their product(s) in one form for multiple dates.

     

    The Date Reservation widget is perfect for this. However, in that widget, when a date is selected by Client A and then Client B wants to order for the same date they are unable to. There is no way to turn that off, once a date is selected by any user it can't be selected by another user.

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    Jed_C
    Answered on February 20, 2018 at 03:51 PM

    Yes, that's currently a limitation with Date Reservation Widget. An alternative widgets that you can use are "Multi-Select Grid" and "Appointment" widgets.

    For appointment widget, you can just rename it with the actual date. Unfortunately, you'll have to modify this once the date is past. 

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    Let me know if this works for you.

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    AmplifiedDigital
    Answered on February 20, 2018 at 04:11 PM

    Hi Jed,

    No, these won't work as I would need to enter every single date for an entire year in to it as many of the orders my clients have are for months in advance. This makes the list of choices far too long. I also have no use for the appointments function as the amount of "appointments" will always be infinite.

    What I really need is the Date Picker element to allow the selection of multiple dates or for the Date Reservation widget to not remove a date from selection once it's selected.

    I'm currently using 4 Date Picker elements in a row, each one hidden with the conditional logic that they appear when the one before it is filled, and a notes field at the end if they have more than 4 dates or need to explain that there is a range between the dates, but, that's 5 fields doing the work of 1 field and not as well as that one field (the Date Reservation widget) does it.

    I know what I want doesn't exist and I'm not expecting a solution right now or even this year, but I'd like to reiterate that it's a function that should be added as it appears to be requested with regularity. 

    Date Reservation widget not removing options: https://www.jotform.com/answers/592271-Is-there-a-calendar-or-date-picker-that-will-allow-users-to-select-multiple-dates

    Multiple questions dating back to 2015 requesting multiple date pickers: https://www.google.com/search?source=hp&ei=tnOMWpjdN8aGjwTHsqOABQ&q=jotform+choose+multiple+dates&oq=jotform+choose+multiple+dates&gs_l=psy-ab.3..33i22i29i30k1.1079.4294.0.4421.30.20.0.0.0.0.278.2381.1j11j3.15.0....0...1c.1.64.psy-ab..15.14.2226.0..0j35i39k1j0i67k1j0i20i264k1j0i131i46k1j46i131k1j0i131k1j0i131i67k1j0i20i263i264k1j0i131i20i263i264k1j0i131i20i263k1j0i20i263k1j33i160k1j0i22i10i30k1.0.Ma_6C-Y2DXQ 


    Thanks,

    Amplified


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    Jed_C
    Answered on February 20, 2018 at 04:58 PM

    Thanks for the clarification.

    I have now submitted a feature request to our L2 team so they can add this to their potential features list.

    Unfortunately, I don't have ETA on this. I can only assure you that this has been forwarded to our product team for further review.

    Let us know if you have any questions or if you need further assistance. 

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    AmplifiedDigital
    Answered on February 20, 2018 at 05:15 PM

    Thanks Jed! I appreciate your assistance on this.