Is it possible to capture multiple entries in one single field?

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    DebCarr
    Asked on March 01, 2018 at 01:01 PM

    Is there a name widget that allows the user to add more name?  I tried configurable list, but when downloading to excel, too much extraneous information ends in the cells.

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    Kevin_G
    Answered on March 01, 2018 at 01:51 PM

    Unfortunately, this can be accomplished with a widget only, please find all the widgets related to multiple entries here: https://widgets.jotform.com/category/multiple_entries 

    However, all the widgets currently have the data in one cell while downloading the submissions as Excel, there is not currently a way to split the data. 

    If you have more questions, let us know.  

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    DebCarr
    Answered on March 01, 2018 at 02:44 PM

    so although the user fills out multiple lines, one at a time,  that will download in excel one item per cell?  Nothing on here can do that?

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    BDAVID
    Answered on March 01, 2018 at 03:27 PM

    Unfortunately, none of the dynamic widgets will put the data in separate columns in the spreadsheet.

    The only way would be if you add the fields, and show them base on conditions: https://www.jotform.com/help/316-How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer, however, the number of entries the user will be able to add "dynamically" would be limited to the number of conditioned fields you will add to your form.